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

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 much of a loan your mortgage company might extend to you. Finance calculators aren't sure-fire, [...]

By |2020-02-22T17:19:22-05:00January 19th, 2019|Categories: Mortgage|Tags: , , , |

Beyond Success Story #1: A New Home One Year After Bankruptcy

During our 35 years in business, we've learned that it's impossible for every potential borrower to have a near-perfect credit score, steady W2 income, and zero past events (like a bankruptcy or foreclosure). As a real estate agent, you've undoubtedly learned the same — but that certainly doesn't make your job any easier sometimes. [...]

By |2019-08-22T10:45:10-04:00December 19th, 2018|Categories: Beyond, Purchase, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , , |

Don’t Meet the Conventional Mortgage Requirements? You Still Can Get a Loan

If you’re planning on buying a house, you’re probably aware of the hurdles that stand in your path to getting a mortgage. Qualifying for a home loan can be an uphill task, thanks to the strict federal regulations that came into effect in the wake of the housing bust. That’s especially true if you’re [...]

By |2019-08-22T11:50:49-04:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Purchase|Tags: , , , |

Save the Deal! Help Your Unconventional Clients Qualify for a Mortgage

As a real estate agent, one of the hardest parts of the job can be seeing a deal fall through because your client can't get financing. You've spent months poring through listings, showing them houses, and helping them decide. And now that the dream house has finally been found, they can't find adequate financing to [...]

By |2018-11-19T03:43:25-05:00June 8th, 2018|Categories: Mortgage, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , , , |