04 May HOMEBUYING CHECKLIST – Congratulations on Your Accepted Offer!
Congratulations on your accepted contract!
Here is a basic overview of the process and where we are at. We know the process can seem overwhelming, so it’s nice to sometimes look at it like a to-do list. The items in RED must be done immediately. Don’t forget to S.M.I.L.E.!
☐➡SURVEY – Order a survey if desired
☐➡MORTGAGE LENDER – Contact a lender to start the loan process
☐➡INSPECTIONS – Schedule inspections immediately
☐➡LOOK INTO INSURANCE – Contact your insurance company to make sure the property is insurable
☐➡EARNEST MONEY – Mail your earnest money check to the title company
☐Continue to shop for insurance if desired
☐Inspections reviewed and inspection notice to listing agent
☐Inspection notice response and all parties agree
☐Review initial title search for any inconsistencies or issues
☐Finalize who you will be using for homeowners insurance if you haven’t already
☐Start packing and moving prep
☐Schedule closing time
☐Schedule final walkthrough
☐Review final numbers and “cash to close” with lender
☐Attend closing – WOOHOO! Don’t forget your drivers licence and a cashier’s check made out to the title company