Key takeaway

It can take an underwriter a week or more to make a decision on whether to approve your mortgage application, and it can sometimes take a few months to get from mortgage application to closing. While it may seem like you’ve done your job at this point — you found the home, made the offer, got your documents in order for the application —there are still things you can do during this time to get closer to the finish line.

What to do — and what not to do — while your loan is processing

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Follow the guidance here, and you’ll be ready to move forward when your lender gets back to you about your loan application.

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