About hurstlending

Jay Hurst is a Residential Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS# 323441), Real Estate Agent, and Financial Planner. He has founded multiple successful businesses in the mortgage lending space, and is dedicated to helping consumers avoid the red tape and limitations faced in working with larger lenders. Together with Mr. Bialek, Mr. Hurst has driven Hurst Lending’s niche loan program by identifying unmet market needs and identifying investors eager to help address them. Mr. Hurst is also the founder and President of Advanced Educators Financial LLC, a financial planning firm focused on the education marketplace. Education: Mr. Hurst holds a BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University.

VRBO Airbnb Income Mortgage Refi

Want to use your short-term rental income to refinance your mortgage?  Hurst Lending can include VRBO and Airbnb income when considering your mortgage refi qualifications. Historically, Short-Term Rental Income Could Not Be Considered When Qualifying for a Refi Refinancing your mortgage for a better interest rate can translate to big savings and [...]

By |2019-06-14T17:26:07+00:00June 14th, 2019|Mortgage|0 Comments

Save Real Money with a Refi

Save Big with a Refi This Spring Interest Rates the Lowest in Over a Year Even if you have a good rate on your current 30-year mortgage, this month's low rates might mean that a refinance could save you serious money. Current rates for a 15 year fixed rate mortgage are hovering around 3.5% [...]

By |2019-04-30T19:47:52+00:00April 30th, 2019|Mortgage, Real Estate, Refinancing|0 Comments

Securing a Self-Employed Mortgage – Even with One Year of Tax Returns

Buying a house doesn't have to be difficult if you are recently self-employed! Remember when lenders offered “stated income loans” for self-employed borrowers?  Before the 2008 financial crisis, many lenders offered self-employed borrowers the ability to secure a loan with little or no proof of income. In the wake of the financial crisis, stated income [...]

By |2018-03-05T17:10:48+00:00June 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Bang for Your Buck: Profitable Home Projects

Profitable Home Projects As homeowners, we’re fortunate enough to have a huge asset on our hands – our house! However, houses can also be incredibly costly if you skip essential repairs, or take on more than you can handle in terms of remodeling or projects. On the flip side, you can also add tremendous value to [...]

By |2018-02-28T21:02:54+00:00March 17th, 2016|Fun Posts|0 Comments

Saving for a College Fund: 3 Key Tips

Saving for College As a parent you want nothing more than for your children to be successful, and an early step on that path is getting a college education. A study from a few years ago found that folks who have a bachelor’s degree earn 84% more money in their lifetime than their high school diploma holding [...]

By |2018-03-07T20:28:35+00:00March 17th, 2016|General Finance|0 Comments

5 Brain Building Games

Keeping Your Brain Fit One of the most attractive and entertaining things on the internet are the seemingly endless array of games. Whether you’re a sucker for Candy Crush, poker, old school arcade games or slots, they’re all at your fingertips 24/7/365. Recently, a new genre of game has emerged in the past few [...]

By |2018-03-07T18:19:58+00:00March 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In 300 Words or Less: Crowdfunding for Businesses

Is Crowdfunding Right for Your Business? In the past, ambitious entrepreneurs had to rely almost exclusively on their own money, traditional loans, or large investors in order to fund their start-ups. In the late 2000’s, companies offering a new form of initial investment started appearing. Leveraging small amounts of money from a large amount of [...]

By |2018-03-07T20:19:16+00:00March 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments