Step 8 to Buying a Home: The Appraisal

Congratulations! If you’ve gotten this far it means time for the appraisal. Your mortgage lender will order the appraisal. Generally the cost is somewhere between $350 – $500 and is paid by you prior to the home being appraised.  It is considered part of your closing costs.  You’ll want to ...

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Step 7 to Buying a Home: The Inspections

Once you have a signed contract, you’ll want to schedule your home inspections.  Typically, you’ll have 7-10 days to do whatever inspections you want.  These inspections might include: home, termite, radon, mold, lead-based paint, well and septic, etc. To allow enough time to complete your inspections and review the report, ...

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