Lending outside the Box — Non-QM and Non-Prime Loans

The mortgage market is undergoing a massive shift as of Mid 2022. Mortgage rates across all types of home loans have increased considerably. In some cases, such as the case for conventional agency loans, rates have more than doubled in less than a year. These events are now preventing millions of buyers from qualifying for… Continue Reading

Impact of COVID-19 on the Mortgage Industry

By now, we are all aware of the impact of the novel coronavirus “COVID-19” on our lives. Travel is restricted, businesses are closed, many are quarantined, and when we do go out, many of us wear face masks and stay at least six feet from other people. But what has the impact of COVID-19 been… Continue Reading

Understanding Various Types of Mortgage Loan Programs

If the last time you shopped for a mortgage was over a decade ago, then you might be surprised by how much the menu of loan offerings has changed. Immediately following the housing crash, mortgage meltdown, and economic recession of the late 2000s, loan programs began to disappear and an overhaul of industry guidelines and… Continue Reading