Get a Mortgage Pre-Approval
An important ingredient in a successful home search is knowing how much you can afford. You don’t want to fall in love with a property only to find out it’s outside your price range.
That’s why I recommend getting a Mortgage Pre-Approval. This is a document from your lender stating how much of a mortgage you qualify for. There are two advantages to getting this pre-approval:
- It gives you the peace-of-mind of knowing you can afford homes you view on the market.
- It’s a sign to sellers that you are a serious, prepared buyer – which gives you the edge when making an offer.
If you do not already have a lender, please ask me for recommendation. We have a fantastic list of lenders here in Colorado.