Typically, how long is qualification/approval/processing of a mortgage for First Time Home BuyerOnce an offer is accepted on a home and you have been approved for a mortgage, how long does it typically take- applying for a mortgage process? Are we looking at a few weeks, a month? Should we ask this questions to our lender or should our lender inform us right away? Does being a first time home buyer matter?August 18 2011 - US00YesReport 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.