When it comes to buying real estate there's a lot you need to do in order to prepare yourself for the process you're going to be getting yourself into. Just like you would when shopping for steel coil strapping systems you wouldn't go into that without doing your due diligence and putting some research into it before, would you? No, of course not and a house is a much larger and more important purchase than new shoes or clothes! So, you better be ready to put some work into the house hunting process.
You've got to hire yourself a real estate agent, make a list of features your new home must have such custom cabinetry or the home exterior painted a particular colour. Also list which features you can do without, scout out potential neighborhoods, and go over your finances to determine how much you can afford to spend on a new home, just to name a few. When it comes to going over your financial records to see if your gig as a supervisor helps pay the bills your best bet is to talk it over with a financial representative as you're more than likely going to have to apply for a mortgage. Real estate is an expensive purchase.
Whether you're an electrician or a manager of a children's clothing store like this one here, you will need to apply for a mortgage in order to secure enough financing to buy yourself a home. Filling out the mortgage application form is simple enough. As long as you make sure to fill every section required of you and you provide the bank or private mortgage lender you're applying to with all the proper documents that will back up your claims about your finances. All banks or private mortgage lenders you apply to will ask you to provide them with proof of employment and if you don't have a job they will ask for some proof of income.
If you aren't able to provide your bank or private mortgage lender with proof of income or proof of employment that shows you actually do earn an income, then they will more than likely deny your mortgage application request. Simple as that. Financial institutions are in no position to approve mortgage loans in which the borrower has no way of paying them back. They need to know that you have a steady source of incoming income that will allow you to pay off your monthly mortgage payments. Remember that when gearing up to apply for a mortgage and make sure you have secured all the proper documents. You don't want to get too excited about finding your dream home only to have your mortgage application stall because you forgot to get some proof of employment for the bank.