Finally, your hard work has paid off and you’re finally buying a house, congratulations! You have everything you need, right?
Your finances are in order, you have your down payment, your paperwork is signed and ready go?
Lets face it brokers are great, they get you through one of the most difficult processes of your life; but the truth is they looooooove paperwork and more paperwork.
I see this all the time, where my clients are always scrambling to gather all the necessary paperwork to close on their dream home.
Don’t let this happen to you!
I recently had a client who was in process of buying a house with her new husband and wouldn’t you know, the broker needed more documents. In this case it pertained to their previous marriages. Pretty important stuff, right?
Being that both were very busy people neither had time to spend at the family court in Cambridge to obtain their divorce decree. So, here’s where I saved the day. I happily went to the family court and gladly took my number and waited until I was the next one up at the window to finally get the divorce decree — Phew!
Thankfully this story has a happy ending, they closed on their dream home that very day and they didn’t skip a beat. So, if you don’t have the time to track your paper trail, no worries, we got you covered.
Tip: Do you want to get ahead of the game; here are some items you’ll need before you start looking for your new home: Current Pay Stubs, W2s, Federal Tax returns, bank statements, asset statements and a copy of current driver’s license.