How It Works

Mortgage pre-approval is the first step in getting a home loan, and you can quickly find a local lender on Trulia who can help you get pre-approved. Here's how it works:

  1. Answer a few questions about the home you want to buy
  2. A local lender will reach out to you and walk you through the steps to get pre-approved
  3. You can contact more lenders about your mortgage pre-approval, but only if you choose

Why Mortgage Pre-Approval?

Mortgage pre-approval is the first step towards financing your new home. Getting pre-approved for a mortgage can help you:

  • See how much you can comfortably borrow
  • Strengthen your offer with a pre-approval letter
  • Show that you’re a serious and credible buyer

Lender Quality on Trulia

The quality of our lenders is important to us. That’s why our participating lenders:

  • Have an average of 4.9/5 star ratings from customers they’ve worked with
  • Hold verified state licenses that are current and in good standing
  • Undergo quality assurance reviews to help ensure a high level of service

Why Use Trulia to Find a Lender?

Trulia offers a fast and easy way to find a local lender who can work with you on your mortgage pre-approval. Use Trulia to:

  • Save time and energy by finding a local lender in minutes
  • Avoid the hassle of unwanted phone calls from multiple lenders
  • Get real lender insights from thousands of customer reviews