More people work in the gig economy than you might think – and many want to own homes
As a growing part of the workforce, gig economy workers generally have full-time employment, are college educated, use the gig economy to supplement their income, and make about $50,000 or more per year in total.
Gig economy workers more frequently offer ride sharing and handyman/babysitting services, though about one-quarter offer accommodation sharing or food delivery services. Most gig economy workers are motivated by the possibility of earning additional income or being their own bosses – and that could be good news when it comes to qualifying for a mortgage.
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