Getting a Mortgage After Divorce from a Self-Employed Spouse

Lessons I’ve learned from helping divorcing couples separate marital property including real estate.

Divorcing spouses face unique challenges when trying to buy a new home.  And while getting a mortgage after divorce may seem difficult, it is possible.  However, one obstacle that could easily be overlooked is self-employed income of your former spouse.

Myth: Your ex-spouse’s self-employment income does not affect your ability to qualify for a mortgage.  After all, you aren’t married anymore, right?

Tanya and her husband Gary had … Continue reading

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