Maryland's Property Team

Step 7- Plan from Contract to Closing

10 Step Guide to Home Buying

  • Our team will make you aware of what you will be responsible for
  • Distribute paperwork to all required parties
  • Inform you of important dates & deadlines
  • Develop a plan to make sure everything is taken care of
  • Access to our network of real estate professionals & services
  • Schedule property inspections
  • What will buyer need to access to?
  • Septic records
  • Well records
  • Start mortgage process
  • Begin title work
  • Escrow deposit to title
  • Escrow agreement & receipt signed by all parties
  • Consumers guide to title insurance
  • https://insurance.maryland.gov/Consumer/Documents/publications/titleinsurancebrochure.pdf
  • Standard vs. enhanced policies
  • Buyer information sheet
  • Power of attorney if applicable
  • Shop for homeowner’s insurance
  • http://insurance.maryland.gov/Consumer/Documents/publications/homeownersinsguide.pdf
  • Deliver homeowner's association or condominium documents
  • Create a move in plan
  • Set up utilities and services
  • The final walk through
  • Schedule settlement
  • Anything else specific to your transaction 


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