Switching jobs and expanding career field before applying for mortgageCan anyone expand on the "same line of work" concept. I am a service tech at The Home Depot, repairing small engines, electric hand tools and rental equipment. I would be starting a job with the water company performing repairs on water and sewer lines and water systems. The wage is almost double. would this cause a problem for me as I apply for a loan?July 01 2013 - Brookland0YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.