Get preapproved for a mortgage

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Here's how it works
STEP 1Answer a few questionsTell us about you and what you're looking for.
STEP 2Review lender matchesCompare highly-rated lender partners.
STEP 3Get connectedTalk through preapproval next steps.

Preapproval FAQs answered

A mortgage preapproval is a letter from a lender indicating the type and amount of loan you can qualify for. The preapproval letter is issued after the lender has evaluated your financial history — including pulling your credit report and score.
Getting preapproved for a mortgage helps you shop for homes within your means and shows you’re a serious buyer.
Getting preapproved also helps you find a mortgage lender that can work with you to select a home loan with an interest rate and other terms suited to your needs.
Learn how to get preapproved