Are you an employee with a salary -or a contract employee? This will make a difference in how the underwriter views your file.
Get a good mortgage banker to give you advice on an approval.
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The best person to tell you this is your mortgage professional. Preview as many homes online and go to as many open homes as possible. Don't be in such a rush. Take your time and do it right.
The underwriter can use your verificaton of employment for approval but will probably condition for a pay check stub prior to loan documents.