Get a mortgage pre-qualification

Mortgage pre-qualification is an informal evaluation that helps you determine how much home you can afford. Get pre-qualified or even preapproved before you start shopping for a home.

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The best lenders for your pre-qualification
Better: NMLS#330511
  • An online process with human help as needed.
  • Makes it easy to see customized mortgage rates.
  • Offers an "underwriter reviewed" preapproval letter in as little as 24 hours.
  • Appraisal guarantee promises loan won’t change even if appraisal is lower than expected.
  • Read our Better review
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Rocket Mortgage, LLC: NMLS#3030
  • Caters to self-service users who want to apply for a home loan online and talk to a human only as necessary.
  • Estimates the loan amount you’ll qualify for within minutes.
  • Streamlines the online process with document and asset retrieval capabilities, including the ability to edit your preapproval letter.
  • Read our Rocket Mortgage, LLC review
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NASB: NMLS#400039
  • Offers competitive rates and origination fees.
  • Considers nontraditional income sources, in some cases.
  • Devotes much of its business to serving military families with VA loans.
  • Read our NASB review

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