Tips For Buyers

Tips on Buying Your Home

Settling on your dream home doesn’t have to be a nightmare if you’re prepared, understand the process, and have e and e settlement services at your side. To help your settlement run smoothly, here are a few details you will need to know:

  • Provide our agent with a legible copy of your ratified contract so we can identify any potential problems.

  • Send your new Homeowners Policy to your lender at least one week prior to settlement.

  • Tell our agent immediately if a Power of Attorney will be used since this must be approved prior to settlement.‚Äč

  • Work out any repair controversies before settlement.

Buyers Settlement Checklist

  • Bring picture I.D.

  • Review all settlement and title insurance documents with your realtor or attorney.

  • Bring a Certified or Cashiers Check for any settlement costs due at closing. Make this check payable to yourselves. Also bring a personal check in case the charges are more than anticipated.

  • Bring proof of fire insurance and policy payment receipts.

  • Be sure that the title deed is properly prepared.

  • Understand the financing package that is making your home purchasing possible.

  • Contact all appropriate utilities to have future bills sent to you.