Self-Employed Home Loans

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Self-Employed Mortgages in San Diego

For those seeking more flexibility in how they work, self-employment is a great option. But while there are many perks to being your own boss, self-employed types such as small business owners and freelancers face disadvantages like unstable incomes and higher taxes. You might wonder if you can still buy a home, and the answer is a resounding “yes”! If you are self-employed, you can apply for loans under the same process as others. Self-employed home buyers can apply for Conventional Loans, Non QM Loans, and more. The type of loan that would best suit you depends on your income.

Self-Employed Mortgage FAQs

  • Can I still qualify for loans even if I’m self-employed?

    Absolutely! As a non-traditional borrower, there are also non-traditional or what are called Non QM loans that you can apply for.

  • What do I need to apply for a loan?

    You may be able to qualify by having just one year of tax returns (as opposed to two years). You will also need documentation to show consistency of income. Other factors lenders may look at include the location and type of business, demand for your product or service, and future income.

  • What can I do to boost my odds of being approved for a mortgage?

    Self-employed borrowers are typically subject to the same requirements and process as conventional borrowers.You may increase your odds of being approved by showing that your debt-to-income ratio meets your lender’s requirements. Work with a local lender like National Home Loans to get an even more personalized approach to your application.

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