All the steps in between the acceptance of your purchase offer and the closing of the deal.
Homeowners' Insurance: What You Need to Know
Not only will you want coverage for your home, but your lender will probably demand it.
Title Insurance: Why a Home Buyer Needs It
Another lender requirement that also protects your future interests as a homeowner.
Home Buyers: What Documents to Expect at Your Close of Escrow
Before you're knee-deep in paperwork, orient yourself to what you'll be reviewing or signing.
Found a Defect at Preclosing Home Walk-Through: How to Make Seller Pay?
To ensure that the seller makes the repairs even after the sale is concluded, and honors all of the other, related promises from your negotiations pre-closing, create what's called a repair escrow.
Does a home seller have to notify me before cashing my earnest money check?
In most situations, after the real estate purchase contract is signed, the seller can cash the earnest money check.
Does Homeowners' Insurance Cover Trampoline Injuries?
Your policy may exclude any trampoline or "bounce house" on your property, and if so, your insurance carrier may cancel your policy if it discovers you have one in use on your property.