W-2's, your indentification for example. Due to market conditions in the past, the lenders require more documentation than ever before. I tell buyers lenders will request everything but your DNA! Be patient through the process, because getting preapproved will put you in better position when shopping for a home. Sellers will know you are serious and you will have more confidence having a committment from a lender and knowing what you can afford as well as transactional costs.
Buyers Broker of Florida can recommend experienced Mortgage Brokers that will help and educate you throughout the mortgage process.