the last steps to owning your new home will go by pretty fast, from initially writing your offer to closing, your loan officer will be in constant contact with you to make sure they have all the documents needed for your loan and for you to be able to buy your new home. things that your loan officer will ask for is job history, bank statement, and taxes etc. it is always important to get them everything they need as a quick as possible so your interest rate can lock in.