How To Protect Yourself Against Unpleasant Surprises

 

1. A Customized Market Analysis

 

2. Appraisal Contingency (even if paying cash)

 

3. Review the Seller's Disclosure Form . . . in detail

 

4. Home Warranty/Protection Plan

 

5. Building Inspection

 

6. Other Inspections (ex: radon, environmental, heating/cooling, etc.)

 

7. Title Search

 

8. Keep Yourself Focused on Your Goals and Timetable

 

*See checklist "Service Providers You'll Want To Consider."