Legendary Real Estate - a Boutique Firm
Sandi Maki

Legendary Real Estate – a Boutique Firm
Sandi Maki - Real Estate Broker, Michigan

Home Buyer Checklist – After an Accepted Offer

WelcomeHomeLegendaryRealEstateNow that your offer has been accepted, it’s time to switch gears and get prepared for your closing.  Here is a checklist to help you for the next step of the Buying Process:

To Do A.S.A.P

  1. Earnest Money Deposit should be deposited as agreed upon in the sales contract.
  2. Property Inspection should be done ASAP to determine if any repairs are needed.
  3. Lender Docs need to be turned into the Lender after the inspection and any additional documents requested should be provided in a timely manner.

Next Steps

  1. Review the Title Commitment once it is received from the Title Company. Ask your Real Estate Agent for clarification on anything you don’t understand.
  2. Appraisal should be ordered as soon as you have performed your inspection and resolved any possible issues.
  3. Insurance needs to be selected by the Home Owner.  This information must be shared with the lender and title company.

Final Steps

  1. Turn on Utilities by scheduling the date they will be transferred into your name.
  2. Schedule the Closing early for a convenient time slot.
  3. Final Walk Through should be done just before closing to make sure everything is as it should be.
  4. Close the Deal, Be on time. Bring a check in the correct amount and your photo ID.

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