Mortgage Application Process: Your Roadmap to Homeownership

At Clements Financial, our brokers understand that the journey to homeownership can be both exciting and daunting. Our mission is to demystify the intricate world of mortgage applications, provide expert advice, and a step-by-step guide that transforms the seemingly overwhelming process into a manageable, informed, and rewarding experience. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or a seasoned property owner looking to navigate the ever-evolving mortgage landscape, we’re here to support you. Let’s embark on this exciting journey together, unlocking the doors to your dream home with confidence. Read on as we break down the Mortgage Application Process, simplifying each step and helping you make informed decisions.

Clements Financial Mortgage & Insurance Peterborough. Local property experts for all home buyers. Mortgage Broker Peterborough.
Clements Financial Mortgage & Insurance Peterborough. Local property experts for all home buyers. Mortgage Broker Peterborough.

Starting the Mortgage Application Process

Firstly, check your credit profile using an online credit checker! We use ‘Check my File’ as it gives a really comprehensive report. This provides us with all the information we require for the mortgage process. This is an important starting point as it will directly impact the Lenders available and the type of rate you will receive. PLEASE ensure you seek the advice of a broker, Clements Financial have access to a range of specialist lenders – including adverse credit.


Next, you should contact a mortgage broker from Clements Financial. A mortgage broker can give you all the support you require in a personalised approach. We will then support you through the remainder of the process, as defined below:

Prepare yourself for your initial appointment

Your broker will be able to walk you through everything you might need prior to the appointment. Here is a checklist of documents and information which will be useful for. you to have on hand to start the process:

  • Income for all applicants
  • 3 Months Bank Statements
  • Completed Budget Planner
  • Photo Identification
  • Proof of Deposit
  • Proof of Address
  • Credit Report

After this information has been provided, we are able to give you information regarding the amount of money you will be able to borrow and a rough estimate of the types of properties available to you. We have created a downloadable FREE handbook which has absolutely all the information you will need for the whole process.

home buyer handbook. Buyer guide for the whole home buying mortgage and insurance process. Clements Financial Peterborough Mortgage & Insurance services.
Home Buyer Handbook

What’s the benefit of using a mortgage broker when applying for a mortgage?

A mortgage broker acts as your personal guide in the complex world of mortgages. They’re your go-to expert, helping you find the best deals tailored to your needs. One key benefit? Choices. Brokers have access to a variety of lenders, unlocking more options than you might find on your own. Plus, they simplify the process, handling the paperwork and negotiations, saving you time and stress. Think of them as your mortgage matchmaker, connecting you with the ideal loan. So, if you’re aiming for a smoother, more bespoke mortgage journey, a broker is your ticket to unlocking those home-buying benefits.

The peace of mind that a mortgage broker brings stems from their unwavering support, ensuring that your decisions are well-informed, personalised, and tailored to your financial goals.

Mortgage Aplication Process with Clements Financial, Mortgage Broker and Insurance policies, Hampton, Peterborough, UK