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Buyers Cheat Sheet 

• Meet with agent – review agency, dual agency, buyer's agreement

• Get Pre-approved!

• Look at Homes

• Write Contract

• Give Deposit Check (EMD)

• Ratify contract! (all terms are agreed on by both parties)

• Contact Home Insurance (within 7 days of ratifying contract)

• Inspections (home, radon, termite)

• Negotiate inspection items (within contingency period)

• Condo/Hoa docs (if applicable)

• Appraisal – ordered by bank but paid by buyers

• Loan Approved

• Pre-settlement walk through

• Utilities changed to buyer's names

• Settlement – Bring ID, balance wired to settlement company. Get Keys!

 

 

Caryn Gardiner

Long & Foster Gateway Bethesda, MD - Realty
4650 East West Highway
Bethesda, MD 20814
301-907-7600
301-802-4182
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