Pre-Approved A mortgage pre-approval means a lender not only reviewed your credit history, but also verified income documents and bank statements and based on the information the buyer should qualify for a mortgage loan. A pre-approval is must stronger than a pre-qualification and shows a borrower is much more likely to be approved.
Pre-Approved for FHA, >580 FICO, Will we be able to close on time? We have just had a pre-approval for an FHA through Bank Of America for 5.0% and 5.5% APR (with a half point paid). Our credit score is between 575 and 594.