LOAN APPLICATION CHECKLIST

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What kind of information will we need in your mortgage application?

 

DOCUMENTATION

In general, the documentation you will need includes:
icon_box-checked  Check for application fee

 

PROPERTY INFORMATION

If you already have a contract on a house:
 icon_box-checked  Purchase Agreement
 icon_box-checked  Copy of legal description and MLS sheet.
 icon_box-checked  If you are selling your current home, copy of listing contract.
 icon_box-checked  If you have sold your current home, copy of settlement statement (HUD-1).

 

INCOME & ASSETS

icon_box-checked   Pay stubs for the last 30 days.
icon_box-checked  Names and addresses of each employer for the last 2 years.
icon_box-checked  W-2s for the last 2 years.
icon_box-checked  Statements for each bank, mutual fund, and/or investment account for the last three months.
icon_box-checked  Estimated value of personal property and furniture.

If you have made any large deposits to your accounts:
icon_box-checked  Explanation and source for deposit.

If large deposit was a gift:
icon_box-checked  Signed gift letter (lender can supply).
icon_box-checked  Copy of gift check.
icon_box-checked  Copy of deposit receipt.

If you own more than 25% of a business:
icon_box-checked  Corporate or partnership tax returns.

If self-employed:
icon_box-checked  Tax returns for the last three years (with schedules).
icon_box-checked  Year-to-Date Profit and Loss Statement prepared by an accountant.

If you own rental property:
icon_box-checked  Tax returns for the last two years and current rental agreements.

If you are retired:
icon_box-checked  Pension Award Letter.

If you receive Social Security:
icon_box-checked  Social Security Award Letter.

If you are counting child support as income:
icon_box-checked  Copy of divorce settlement.
icon_box-checked  Copy of twelve months of cancelled child support checks.

 

DEBTS

icon_box-checked  Names, addresses, account numbers, balances and monthly payments on all current loans.
icon_box-checked  Explanation of credit report anomalies, including:
icon_box-checked  Late payments, credit inquiries in the last 90 days, charge-offs, collections, judgments and/or liens.
icon_box-checked  Bankruptcy filed within last seven years (bring a copy of your bankruptcy papers).

 

VA LOANS

icon_box-checked  Copy of DD Form 214, Report of Separation.

 

MISCELLANEOUS

icon_box-checked  Photo ID and proof of Social Security number.
icon_box-checked  Residence addresses for the past two years.
icon_box-checked  If applicable, a copy of your divorce decree.
icon_box-checked  If you are not a citizen, a copy of the front and back of your green card.