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8 Critical Documents You Need to be Pre-Approved for a Loan

May 6th, 2014

8 Critical Documents You Need to be
Pre-Approved for a Loan


Bring these items with you when you meet with a loan officer.
  1. Name, address and phone number of your current landlord (if you rent)
  2. Copies of your W2 for 2011, 2012 and 2013
  3. Full tax returns for 2011, 2012 and 2013
  4. ALL pages of your bank statements for the last two months. Make sure your full name, full account number and bank name appear on the statement.
  5. Pay stubs for the last 30 days
  6. Most recent 401k statement (if you have a 401k) with all pages included
  7. Credit report -- the loan officer will pull it for you
  8. If necessary: proof from the court you receive or pay alimony and/or child support