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In order to make sure that during the loan processing your credit and qualification information does not change and affect your ability to be approved, be sure to follow our Do's and Don’ts below. This information is important from the day you apply until the day your loan closes and funds.

DO

Keep originals or be able to access on your employer/bank sites all pay-stubs, bank statements and other important financial documents.

DO

Provide your Earnest Money Deposit from your own personal bank account or acceptable gift funds. Please talk to your loan officer or loan coordinator for additional clarification. This will present a very difficult problem if not managed properly in the beginning.

DO

Provide all documentation for the sale of your current home, including sales contract, closing statement, employer relocation/buy-out program if applicable.

DO

Notify your Loan Officer or Loan Coordinator if you plan to receive gift funds for closing. Gift funds are acceptable only if certain criteria are met. Advances from credit cards for down payment / closing costs are never acceptable.

DO

Notify your Loan Officer or Loan Coordinator if you plan to receive gift funds for closing. Gift funds are acceptable only if certain criteria are met. Advances from credit cards for down payment / closing costs are never acceptable.

DON'T

Close or open any asset accounts or transfer funds between accounts without asking your loan officer about the proper documentation required for your loan. For example, before transferring all funds from your savings to your checking, check with your loan officer.

DON'T

Deposit any monies outside of your automated payroll deposits, particularly cash or sale of personal property, without notifying your Loan Officer or Loan Coordinator. Many guidelines require substantial documentation as to the source of these deposits.

DON'T

Change jobs/employer without inquiring about the impact this change might have on your loan.

DON'T

Make major purchases prior or during to closing such as new car, furniture, appliances, etc. as this may impact your qualifying amount.

DON'T

Open or increase any liabilities, including credit cards, student loans or other lines of credit during the loan process as it may impact your qualifying amount.

DO

Be aware that a new credit report could be pulled just prior to closing.

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