Getting pre-approved for a mortgage with a lender before or at the early stages of your home buying process is a very important step. This allows your realtor to work fast if you find just the right home for you. It also keeps everyone looking for homes in the correct price range. Usually a realtor can give you some great references for a mortgage lender, if you do not already have one. We work hand in hand to complete the home buying process, so we get to know the good ones in the industry. Having experts on your side can make the home buying process way less scary and confusing. If you have every wondered whether you could purchase a home, it does not cost anything to have a conversation with a realtor or mortgage lender, they can help you through the process.