When preparing to apply for a loan approval, you will need these documents ready for the mortgage consultant.
 

•W-2 forms or business tax return forms if you’re self-employed for the last two years for every
person signing the loan.

• Copies of at least one pay stub for each person signing the loan.

• Account numbers of all your credit cards and the amounts for any outstanding balances.

• Copies of two months of bank or credit union statements for both checking and savings
accounts.

• Lender, loan number, and amount owed on other installment loans, such as student loans and
car loans.

• Addresses where you’ve lived for the last five to seven years, with names of landlords if
appropriate.

• Copies of brokerage account statements for two to four months, as well as a list of any other major assets of value, such as a boat, RV, or stocks or bonds not held in a brokerage account.

• Copies of your most recent 401(k) or other retirement account statement.

• Documentation to verify additional income, such as child support or a pension.

• Copies of personal tax forms for the last two to three years.