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This list is not exactly chronological or even completely exhaustive. That's where I come in. As your real estate advisor, I will provide you with the information you need and the timing as we go along. You can trust me to be thorough and responsive. 

Some of these steps have more information. Click the link to dive in.

  1. Find a Realtor

  2. Get Pre-Approved for a mortgage 

  3. Get started looking for your dream home (Download Checklist)

  4. Showings

  5. Make an offer

  6. Accepted offer (Download Checklist)

  7. Apply for your mortgage

  8. Get all important dates saved in your calendar

  9. Deliver earnest money check

  10. Review HOA/Community documents

  11. Don't spend big money!

  12. Schedule home inspection

  13. Start planning your move logistics

  14. (Give notice if required)

  15. Attend home inspection (Download Inspection Expectations)

  16. Write up inspection response

  17. (Get any estimates for work to be done, if necessary)

  18. Appraisal, Survey, Home Warranty

  19. Set up utilities

  20. Get homeowners insurance commitment

  21. Confirm final closing date (What is "cleared to close"?)

  22. Get down-payment planned and secured

  23. Final walk-through

  24. Wiring a transfer

  25. Closing (Download Checklist)

  26. Secure Your new home

  27. Move-in and wrap up (Let's plan that house-warming party!

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