How much can I afford if I'm self employed?

How Much Mortgage Can You Afford If You’re Self-Employed?

By Jon Clark / June 1, 2022
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Estimating how much of a mortgage you might qualify for is a relatively easy process with online mortgage affordability calculators. You simply plug in your income and debt obligations and, poof, the calculator will spit out an estimate of how…

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Self-Employed Doesn’t Have to Mean Unqualified When It Comes to Getting a Mortgage

By Jon Clark / December 22, 2018
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Not all people work a typical job. Not everyone works for an outside employer who cuts them a paycheck on a regular basis and provides them with a W2 at the end of the year for tax reporting purposes. Some…

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Need to Pay for College Post-Bankruptcy? Here Are Your Options

By Aly Yale / September 25, 2018
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Have a child who’s graduating from high school this year? They’re likely not waiting another decade to attend college. They’re going soon — and they need you to help pay for it. Unfortunately, if you’re trying to pay for college…

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Creating a Killer Workspace: A Newbie Freelancer’s Key to Success

By Aly Yale / September 4, 2018
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Striking out on your own as a freelancer is exciting. It’s freeing. It’s also a little scary. Sure, you’re away from the confines of the “boring” 9-to-5, the endless commutes, and the micro-managers, but you’re also in charge now. Only…

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Can I Get a Mortgage If I’m Self Employed?

By Aly Yale / July 19, 2018
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Home buying has been notoriously difficult for the self-employed. For decades, freelancers, contractors, and small business owners have had a less-than-easy time getting a mortgage, facing higher rates, a more laborious application process and, in many cases, outright denial. Fortunately,…

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