Non-QM Highlight: Bank Statement Loan Financing

Non-QM Highlight: Bank Statement Loan Financing

Are you self-employed? A gig economy worker? Perhaps you generate income from investments rather than a salary. If so, or if you have similar non-traditional income, the standard approval process of a traditional mortgage may not suit your unique situation. But a bank...
Diversify Your Portfolio with an Investment Property

Diversify Your Portfolio with an Investment Property

New Year’s resolutions often include financial goals, including paying off credit cards, building a savings account, budgeting better, and planning ahead for retirement. If you are starting 2022 off with some new financial to-dos, how about diversifying your portfolio...
What is a 1099 Only Loan?

What is a 1099 Only Loan?

There are many benefits to being a gig worker, independent contractor, or freelancer, including flexible hours, financial freedom, being your own boss, a sense of ownership, security, and having a more balanced lifestyle. But one financial drawback for non-traditional...
The Difference Between Second Homes and Investment Properties

The Difference Between Second Homes and Investment Properties

When describing property that is not considered a primary residence, the terms “investment property” and “second home” are often used interchangeably. But it’s much more than semantics. There are significant tax and mortgage financing differentiations between...
Have Uneven Income? You can Still Qualify for a Mortgage

Have Uneven Income? You can Still Qualify for a Mortgage

Not a W-2 earner? Not everyone is. And sometimes a conventional mortgage loan isn’t the answer to your unique work situation. Self-employed, independent contractors, gig workers, commissioned-based employees, landlords, or anyone else who does not have a standard W-2...