Getting pre-approved is the first step in your home search journey. It is not only prudent but a real time saver for everyone involved. Most of all, it gives you a realistic assessment of how much home you can afford so you don't waste time running around looking at the wrong homes.
What you can expect:
Immediately after submitting your request you may be presented with a message asking to allow a pop-up. That pop-up will contain a free brochure from the Federal Reserve Board with information on the type of loan you requested. If you miss the pop-up don't worry. You will be directed to a thank you page which will contain a link to your free brochure. You will also receive a confirmation email at the email address provided.