Those are the big details in buying a home. But there are still some smaller details that you need to take care.
Often times buyers forget about these things and the results range from inconvenience to not being able to buy your home.
One of the first things you must do is call an insurance agent to set up home owner's insurance for your new home. This must be done within ten (10) days of the accepted offer date, per our Northern Illinois real estate sales contract.
You must have home owner's insurance in order to obtain your final mortgage and close on the property. Not having home owner's insurance means you cannot close on the property.
Be sure to contact all the utility companies to set up service to go into your name for the day of closing. If the closing date is changed, you need to contact the same utility companies again. Many of these services are now available to set up online.
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