Get preapproved for a mortgage

Serious about homebuying? Enter your ZIP code to get started on preapproval with a lender partner.

Here's what happens next:

Here's what happens next:


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Tell us about you and what you're looking for.


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Talk through your preapproval next steps with the lender.

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