There are a ton of steps that go into buying a house, we’ve listed the top ten things you should do once your offer is accepted.
Make sure that you deliver the earnest money in the format and timeline agreed upon in your sales contact.
Choose your inspectors and get them scheduled as soon as possible to determine if any repairs are needed before your contract deadline.
Let your lender know that you are under contract and make sure to give them their requested documents on time.
Be sure to review the Title Commitment once you receive it from the Title Company.
The appraisal should be ordered as soon as you have performed your inspections and resolved any issues.
Choose your homeowners insurance provider and give the relevant information to the Title Company and your lender.
Schedule all of your utilities to be transferred or turned on before closing on the house.
Schedule your closing early in the process to make sure the Title Company has a convenient slot open.
Before closing, do one final walkthrough to make sure everything is in order and ready to purchase your new home.
Close the Deal
Bring your photo ID and certified funds to closing and be sure to be on time.
As long as you get all of these things crossed off the list, you will be prepared to move in when the time comes!