Required Documents

ALL attendees, those who want to seek pre-approval from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, those who bring a pre-approval from an approved lender and those who bring a pre-approval from other lenders, must bring the following documents for each borrower:

  • Gross income amount for borrowers, including primary, second and part-time jobs, as well as overtime, bonuses and commissions
  • 60 days’ pay stubs with year-to-date information for all jobs
  • Proof of any and all other income received, such as Social Security Award letter, retirement and/or pension income, unemployment income, death or disability payments, divorce/court decree for alimony and/or child support, etc.
  • Federal tax returns for the past two years (1040s)
  • W-2s for the past two years
  • Recent two (2) months of personal bank statements; self-employed applicants should also bring recent two (2) months of business bank statements
  • Current Profit and Loss Statement for self-employed individuals

Note: If you have a fully executed sale agreement on a home, please bring it with you.

If you plan to meet with a Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Consultant to seek pre-approval for a mortgage, you should bring these documents.

NOTE: The documents required for determining NeighborhoodLIFT eligibility and for qualifying
for a Wells Fargo pre-approval are NOT the same. Please be sure to review both lists.

Not able to attend the launch event on July 19th and 20th? Check back here to see if funds are still available after the event. Contact Neighborhood Housing Services of Baltimore for questions about NeighborhoodLIFT at

If you have additional questions, visit our FAQ page

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