For most people, buying a home without getting a mortgage isn’t a possibility. However, the prospect of trying to obtain a mortgage fills many would-be homebuyers with more than a little angst. The problem is that there are many myths about what it takes to get a mortgage. Because of these misconceptions, it’s difficult for many homebuyers to figure out what they need to do to get a mortgage. The article that follows talks about five of the most common misconceptions about getting a mortgage. Knowing what they are can help you make a better decision about your mortgage come sale time.