In general, the documentation you will need includes:
Property Information (if you already have a contract on a house)
If you are selling your current home, copy of listing contract.
If you have sold your current home, copy of settlement statement (HUD-1).
Income & Assets
Pay stubs for the last 30 days.
For the past two years:
Names and addresses of each employer.
W-2s and/or 1099s
Statements for each bank, mutual fund, and/or investment account for the last 2 months.
If you have made any large deposits to your accounts:
Explanation and source for deposit.
If large deposit was a gift:
Signed gift letter (lender can supply).
Copy of gift check.
Copy of deposit receipt.
If you own more than 25% of a business:
Corporate or partnership tax returns.
Tax returns for the last two years (with all schedules).
If you own rental property:
Tax returns for the last two years and current rental agreements.
If you are retired:
Pension Award Letter.
If you receive Social Security:
Social Security Award Letter.
If you are counting child support as income:
Copy of divorce settlement.
Copy of twelve months of cancelled child support checks.
Explanation of credit report anomalies, including:
Late payments, credit inquiries in the last 90 days, charge-offs, collections, judgments and/or liens.
Bankruptcy filed within last seven years (bring a copy of your bankruptcy papers).
Copy of DD Form 214, Report of Separation.
Residence addresses for the past two years.
If applicable, a copy of your divorce decree.
If you are not a citizen, a copy of the front and back of your green card or VISA.
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