Mortgage Blog

Self Employed Borrower Success Story

Over my entire career in the mortgage field, self-employed borrowers always stand out as the more challenging opportunities.  The self-employed borrower often finds themselves in a tug of war between their accountant’s guidance and the demands of the mortgage underwriter as it relates to qualifying income for a mortgage loan.  The accountant presses the deductions and works to minimize your taxable income with fancy terms such as “accrual basis” and the loan underwriter often demands pretty much the opposite.  At the end of the day, the self-employed borrower c...

November 9th, 2018 | Non QM, self-employed borrower, QM, Specialized Forward Mortgages, bank statement loan, mortgage, Mortgage Loan Process, Self Employed Borrower Success Story

Credit Score Rewards with Specialized Jumbo Loans

In today’s market, liquidity is often key and liquid investments have been working as the economy has gained steam after the enactment of tax reform and regulatory rollbacks.  However, this does not necessarily make it easier for anyone to get a new mortgage loan.  Federal regulations stemming from the crisis have made it much harder to qualify, based on the ability to repay rule (ATR Rule), for many people.  In spite of this regulation, there is one area of the market that still offers plentiful rewards for those with high credit scores and strong qualifying fundamentals....

July 16th, 2018 | Jefferson Mortgage Group, Specialized Forward Mortgages, Jumbo Mortgage Loan, Credit Score Rewards with Specialized Jumbo Loans

QM versus Non QM...What is its significance for you?

A Qualified Mortgage (QM) represents a definitive set of qualifying criteria as defined by the government under Federal Dodd Frank regulations.  You can think of this as a prism, more or less, with the perfect loans by definition falling inside the protective prism and all of the other loans falling outside into the Non QM or Non-Qualified Mortgage bucket. The difference between QM and Non QM to you could be something as subtle as a slightly higher debt to income ratio or slightly lower credit score or profile.  A QM loan may have the most attractive rate and cost profile for yo...

April 5th, 2018 | Non QM, Mortgage Loan Process, Specialized Forward Mortgages, QM, foreclosure, Short Sales, QM versus Non QM...What is its significance for you?

Do you need a shot of Non QM to get you over a Housing Crisis Hangover?

Maybe this is just what the doctor ordered.  Remnants from the crisis, such as a Short Sale, Foreclosure, or even possibly a bankruptcy, could still be holding you back.  Quality Mortgages (QM) defined is that square box of perfection that you must fit in to get many mortgages today.  Many significant credit events under QM loans require up to seven years to be eligible.  However, the market is now calling out to you.  It’s ever changing and adapting to the presence of need.  A newer category called Non QM is evolving to meet the needs of people for loans th...

February 20th, 2018 | Non QM, Specialized Forward Mortgages, foreclosure, Short Sales, bankruptcy, QM, Do you need a shot of Non QM to get you over a Housing Crisis Hangover?

Expanded Loan Programs - No Doc Investor

Due to recent changes to the HECM Reverse program, we have redirected some of our focus into the areas of private Jumbo Reverse Mortgages for the higher priced homes and Specialized Forward Mortgages primarily focused on self-employed borrowers and investors. This will allow us to broaden our overall product offerings and keep an eye on new developing trends in the mortgage market for our customers. This month’s focus is on investor financing. I would like to introduce our new 80% LTV No Doc Investor loan.  This loan does not require income verification, does not have any debt to...

February 5th, 2018 | investor financing, No Doc Investor Loans, Specialized Forward Mortgages, Jefferson Mortgage Group, Expanded Loan Programs - No Doc Investor

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Jefferson Mortgage Group LLC

2536 Leeds Rd.
Oakton, Virginia 22124
703-319-2198
FAX: 703-773-6946
info@jeffersonmortgage.com
NMLS: 935554

Located in Fairfax County, Virginia. Serving all of Virginia, Maryland, DC & Pennsylvania. 

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Jefferson Mortgage Group LLC is licensed in Virginia, Maryland, DC & Pennslvania.
Virginia State Corporation Commission License Number MC-5659 and the Pennsylvania Department of Banking & Securities #46259 
The DC Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking License #MLB935554
Maryland DLLR License #21586

An Equal Housing Lender

By refinancing the consumer's existing loan, the consumer's total finance charges may be higher over the life of the loan.

This material is not from HUD or FHA and has not been approved by HUD or any government agency.