Things at Ocwen just went from bad to much, much worse

Things at Ocwen just went from bad to much, much worse

Embattled company hit with an avalanche of bad news

Pending home sales surge to highest level in 18 months

Buyer demand boosts sales

Foreclosure: The Movie… (finally!) coming to a screen near you

In new film, neighborhood of foreclosed homes drives man insane
W S
Lending / The Ticker

Lending to the self-employed is getting harder

/ Print / Reprints /
| Share More
/ Text Size+

Sally Herigstad, a freelance writer in Enumclaw, Wash., encountered problems last year when applying for a mortgage. Before offering to place a 26-percent down payment on a house, Herigstad says she and her husband had heard that getting a mortgage would be harder than it once was, but they had no clue just how difficult the process would be.

"Some of the hurdles were uneven self-employment income, a [one-time] start-up expense [from] two years earlier that the lender categorized as ongoing, and the requirement that we qualify for payments on both our old house and our new house, despite the fact that we planned to rent out the old house," she says.

Source: U.S. News
Read full story

Recent Articles by HousingWire Staff

Comments powered by Disqus