What information will be needed for the application (and how it's kept private)

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Here is a list of the information we will need for your loan application:

For all loans

  • Copies of driver's license(s) and social security card(s).
  • Employment History
    • For the last two years, employment dates, addresses, salary.
    • Current pay stubs and W-2 forms.
  • Checking and Savings Accounts and Certificates of Deposit
    • Name of bank, type of accounts, account numbers and balances
    • Last 2 months' statements
  • Stocks, Bonds, and Investment Accounts
    • Broker's name and address, description of stocks, bonds, etc.
    • Last 2 months' statements or copies of stock certificates
  • Life Insurance Policies
    • Insurance company, policy number, face amount, cash value, if any
  • Retirement Plan
    • Approximate vested interest value
    • Copy of latest statement
  • Automobiles
    • Make, model and year of automobiles, their resale value
  • Other Assets
    • Approximate market value of personal and household property
  • Liabilities and Other Non-Mortgage Debt
    • Creditors names, addresses, account numbers
    • Monthly payments and balances

Other income information you may need

  • Two years most recent tax returns (Federal only)
  • If you're self-employed - Two years business tax returns (ie: Corporation, Partnership...) in addition to personal tax returns (Federal only)
  • If divorced or separated
    • Complete executed divorce decree and settlement agreement
    • Payment history of alimony/child support over the past 12 months, if it is a financial obligation.

If you own real estate

Name and address of all banks or mortgage lenders, account numbers, monthly payments and balances.

  • If you've sold your home but not closed:
    • A copy of the sales contract
  • If you've sold your home, closed, and you will use the proceeds for your new down payment:
    • A copy of the HUD-1 Uniform Settlement Statement

If you rent

Name, address and phone number of landlords for the past 24 months

If you're buying a home

  • Fully executed purchase sales contract or offer to purchase and all riders and disclosures.
  • If a source of your down payment is a gift:
    • Name, address and relationship of donor.
    • Gift funds will be verified in both the donor and recipient's accounts.
    • Note: Not all loan programs allow gifts to be part of your down payment.

For VA Financing

DD214 and Certificate of Eligibility

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Avalon Mortgage Services, Inc. an Illinois Residential Mortgage Licensee

NMLS#:283614 Illinois license#: MB.0003198

9439 West 144th Place
Orland Park, IL 60462-2543