Loan Application Checklist

In general, the documentation you will need includes:

Property Information (if you already have a contract on a house)
Purchase Agreement.

Income & Assets

Pay stubs for the last 30 days.
  For the past two years:
 

Names and addresses of each employer.

W-2s
Statements for each bank, mutual fund, and/or investment account for the last two months.
  If you have made any large deposits to your accounts:
If Self Employed
 

Tax returns for the last two years (with schedules).

Year-to-Date Profit and Loss Statement prepared by an accountant.
  If you are retired:
 

Pension Award Letter.
  If you receive Social Security:
 

Social Security Award Letter.
  If you are counting child support as income:
 

Copy of divorce settlement.

Copy of twelve months of cancelled child support checks.

Miscellaneous

Photo ID and proof of Social Security number.
Residence addresses for the past two years.
If applicable, a copy of your divorce decree.
If you are not a citizen, a copy of the front and back of your green card.