Nearly 28 percent of United States’ workers are what we call “the independent workforce”: the small business owners, consultants, freelancers, and “gig economy” workers. That’s upwards of fifteen million Americans—over 10 percent of the United States’ fully employed workforce.
While the market for purchasing a home typically is seasonal, with peaks during the spring and summer, DLJ Financial advises that early-bird buyers and sellers can take advantage of a unique opportunity to secure a new nest ahead of the flock.
In November, 30-year fixed-rate mortgage interest rates catapulted above four percent for the first time since 2015, nearly 50 basis points higher than prior to the election.
DLJ Financial has promoted Senior Mortgage Banker Robert Foster to Production Manager. Recruited by Vice President Keith Falk in 2014, Foster chose DLJ Financial, he says, “because of the people that own, operate and work here.
DLJ Financial has promoted Senior Mortgage Banker Lee Kulick to Production Manager. In his new role, he will support and assist the newer members of the mortgage banking team and be a contributor to their success.
Giving back is an ongoing tradition at DLJ, which annually supports the Santa Ana Child Guidance Center’s Adopt-A-Family program. This year 25 employees collaborated to adopt five local families.
The special events kicked off with a Holiday Open House on Friday, Dec. 9. During the special event, held in lieu of a traditional Christmas party, employees and their families celebrated a successful year amid festive decorations and custom cookies and ornaments.
The DLJ family welcomes Jennifer Tokunaga to the team. Jennifer will oversee the Talent Acquisition team and play a critical role in our expansion. She joins the team with a wealth of knowledge on recruitment in the mortgage banking field.
In partnership with the University of California, Irvine, DLJ Financial hosted a career fair this fall. The fair provided one-on-one connections with more than 100 UCI students and alumni. Conversations that took place during the event yielded 59 resumes.
Our team recently participated in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure – Orange County. The race is one of the largest and most successful events in raising funds and awareness for breast cancer.
It is getting hard to get a mortgage, and that is weighing down the US economy. That is according to a Deutsche Bank note out Tuesday. “Mortgage standards tightened modestly in 1H15 … off what we would consider already tight levels,” the note said. “And we expect additional tightening following recent guidelines from the Federal […]
Mortgage borrowers should find it easier to compare different loan products and understand the total cost of their loan under new rules that take effect Saturday.
Bigger isn’t always better. Irvine-based mortgage lender DLJ Financial identifies itself not as a loan factory but as a boutique financial-services firm, and the company believes that is a major part of what helps it maintain its thriving workplace environment.
For those of you who cannot qualify for loans due to the strict underwriting guidelines of traditional or conventional loans, we have another convenient option to assist you financially. Private money loan is customized money borrowing and does not follow market laws. These loans focus on the current property value, purpose of the loan and […]
For many small businesses, the words “company culture” and “employee experience” are intangible and often times ignored. For DLJ Financial, not only are they achievable, they are something we strive for every single day. Very rarely is a company recognized for providing a supportive and fun environment for their employees so we are extremely proud […]
DLJ Financial was recently named as one of the 2013 Best Places to Work in Orange County. The awards program was created in 2009 and is a project of the Orange County Business Journal and Best Companies Group. This county-wide survey and awards program was designed to identify, recognize and honor the best places of […]