Checklist: 10 to-dos for buyers closing on a house

The home you’ve been dreaming of is about to become yours. Breeze through closing day with this step-by-step checklist.

Tags: Goals, Home, Home buying, Life events, Planning
Published: July 31, 2019

When it comes to the home-buying process, closing day is the big finale – the day the house officially becomes yours. At this point, you’ve already completed the home inspection and appraisal. You’ve also submitted your financials to your loan underwriter and received the “clear to close” designation.

But before you celebrate, there are still a few “T’s” to cross, some “I’s” to dot, and a little – OK, a lot – of paperwork to sign. Here’s a step-by-step checklist of what to do and expect come closing day. 



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