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The FHA will ask for a lot of information, which will go on your loan application. You will need to provide the FHA with a wide range of details; this includes all the addresses where you have lived in the previous two years, your employers name and addresses for the last two years.

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What Information Will I Need to Gather?

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The FHA will ask for a lot of information, which will go on your loan application. Be sure to ask your loan officer for a complete list of required data and give yourself plenty of time to gather the information. You will need to provide the FHA with a wide range of details; this includes all the addresses where you have lived in the previous two years, your employers name and addresses for the last two years, plus the amount of your Gross Monthly Salary.

If you have had multiple jobs over the last twenty-four months, you will need your W2s for all of them. You will also need your income tax forms submitted for the last two years. If you don't have copies of your W2s, you should contact your employers for assistance. If you need replacement copies of your income tax returns, go to IRS website and follow the instructions on how to order replacements. A tax transcript is free of charge, and copies of actual tax returns cost thirty-nine dollars.

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