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Get pre-qualified and pre-approved for a mortgage.

Getting pre-qualified for a home loan is the very first step you should take in your homebuying journey. At HUNT Mortgage, our team works with all types of homebuyers with all different levels of experience, including first-time buyers. We’ll help you get you pre-qualified and pre-approved so you can have a competitive edge when you enter the house hunt.

Guiding you through the pre-qualification process.

To get pre-qualified, you will need to provide us with information regarding your financial standing, including your income, debts, savings and credit history. As opposed to the pre-approval process, pre-qualification does not require documentation such as W2s and bank statements. Based on this assessment, we will determine a ballpark estimate of how large of a mortgage you are able to afford. Then, you can narrow down your home search to properties that will fit into your budget.

Don’t forget to get pre-approved.

After you’ve been pre-qualified and are ready to start putting in offers, you should be pre-approved for a mortgage. This process is more involved than pre-qualifying, but it can provide you with more accurate information regarding potential home loan costs and will make your offer more appealing to sellers.

To be pre-approved, you will need to provide proof of employment, proof of assets, a credit report and various other pieces of documentation. This information will be used to provide you with an accurate loan estimate. However, keep in mind, this is not the same thing as getting approved for a loan. The lender will require an appraisal and inspections before making a final decision.

Take advantage of our Pre-Purchase Commitment Program.*

Set yourself apart from other pre-qualified or pre-approved buyers with our Pre-Purchase Commitment Program. We’ll provide you with a fully underwritten commitment, including a $1,000 guarantee to be provided to a seller if your mortgage application is denied. This guarantee will make you significantly more attractive to sellers, since a seller will be guaranteed compensation if the mortgage falls through. Learn more by visiting our Pre-Purchase Commitment Program page.

Let us help you beat out the competition.

With HUNT Mortgage behind you, you can have confidence on your homebuying journey. Our Mortgage Consultants work hard to make sure our clients stand out from other homebuyers through our pre-qualification and pre-approval processes. To learn more or get started, contact us or request a home loan quote.

*Disclaimer: The guaranty is null and void if:  a) The property is not deemed acceptable collateral for the loan due to value and or condition; b) The buyer or seller willfully cancels the transaction; c) The buyer voluntarily terminates employment and or voluntarily divests assets prior to closing; d) The buyer takes out new credit after the Pre-Purchase Commitment is issued; e) The seller is unable to deliver clear acceptable title;  f) Guaranty is only on owner-occupied single-family transactions; g) The transaction does not close due to a contract contingency not being met other than the mortgage financing;  h) Pre-Purchase Commitment was issued with maximum specific sale price and taxes, guaranty is void if either of these are exceeded; i) The contract closing is dated past the expiration of the Pre-Purchase Commitment. Guaranty is only on Pre-Purchase Commitments issued by HUNT Mortgage. J) Guaranty is null and void if area property is located in becomes designed as a State or Federal disaster area prior to closing k) Any act of God prevents the closing.

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