Freelancers. Contractors. Self-employed. Gig workers. Side hustlers.
Whatever you call yourself, if your income is non-traditional, what the media is calling “variable,” getting a mortgage can seem out of reach — until you actually try.
If you’re in the gig economy, it can feel like everyone else is snagging their own place when you haven’t even been invited to the party. That’s because mortgage companies traditionally want to see a steady income — the longer, the better — without gaps in employment.