Mortgage loan approvals for self-employed borrowers has been labeled as very challenging ever since the housing crisis from 2009-2011. The reason for this is largely due to lots of self-employed borrowers not showing sufficient income on their tax returns due to their many write-offs.
Business owners and 1099 contractors tend to deduct all the expenses they are allowed to under federal law. Fortunately, the bank statement loan has become a great income verification option for self-employed borrowers seeking a mortgage who don't want to provide copies of tax returns.
This alternative income loan product allows you to count 100% of job-related deposits on personal account statements OR when using business bank statements as much as 90%. These are known as "bank statement loan" programs which I am licensed to originate in the states of California, Colorado, Florida and Texas.
Under this program's guidelines, you need to provide 12-24 months of your business and/or personal bank statements. The lender’s underwriter reviews the monthly deposits that are work related, averages them over 12 or 24 months, and uses that amount as your monthly qualifying income.
Firstly, one borrower must be self-employed. Gather these documents for the underwriter to review:
This is right in my wheelhouse as I close many of these. You'll benefit with:
• Lower Fees
• Competitive Low Rates
• Closing in 30-40 days
We have a no income verification program that does not require any income documentation at all.
• No Tax Returns Required
• No 1099s
• No Pay-Stubs
• No W2’s
• Yes - Liquid Asset statements
A 25-percent down payment is required for a purchase transaction and 70-percent financing for refinancing. Additional criteria is needed as well which is why it's recommended to contact an experienced loan officer (like myself) that specializes in no income verification loans.
Perfect for borrowers who are self-employed or retired and have 30-percent down payment and 1-2 years of the proposed mortgage payment in reserves OR have $1 million in liquid assets. Primary, vacation, and investment properties are eligible.
Minimum Loan Amount: $453,100
There is a no income and no job disclosure program that you may qualify for based off the property's rent or a rent survey. Borrower(s) will need at least a 20-percent down payment. Not all borrowers or properties are eligible.
• No Personal Income disclosed
• No Job information
• No Tax returns, No 1099s, No Pay-Stubs, No W2’s
• Yes - Credit scores over 680 without major derogatory events in last 4 years
• Yes - Rents must be ≥ to new mortgage payment (P.I.T.I). Example: rent is $3,000, mortgage is $2,500
• Yes - Liquid Assets to cover the down payent and 6-12 months reserves.