Zillow Advice: Buying Process - I am selling my house up here near boston. do i need to be preapproved to buy a home. http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-up-here-near-boston-do-i-need-to-be-preapproved-to-buy-a-home/527271/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate If you are purchasing another ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-up-here-near-boston-do-i-need-to-be-preapproved-to-buy-a-home/527271/ If you are purchasing another home with the proceeds from the sale of your house and do not need to get a mortgage, there's no pre-approval required. &nbsp;On an all cash purchase, the seller just needs verification that you have the funds available for the purchase.<br/><br/>If you need to get a mortgage for the Charlotte purchase, then you should contact a mortgage lender and explain to them how much you expect to net from the sale of your house, and the price range you are looking at in Charlotte, and ask them to get you pre-approved for your new purchase.&nbsp; Wed, 05 Feb 2014 18:42:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-up-here-near-boston-do-i-need-to-be-preapproved-to-buy-a-home/527271/ 2014-02-05T18:42:00Z How much is a small amount? ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-up-here-near-boston-do-i-need-to-be-preapproved-to-buy-a-home/527271/ How much is a small amount? Small can be $1000, small can be $100,000, it's relative. If you will be borrowing any substantial sum of money, it's usually best to be pre approved. Especially if you are moving to a different area of the country and starting a new job.&nbsp; Wed, 05 Feb 2014 18:24:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-up-here-near-boston-do-i-need-to-be-preapproved-to-buy-a-home/527271/ 2014-02-05T18:24:00Z