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."