Congratulations, you are almost through with the home buying process! There’s just one more task to complete before officially closing the deal: the final walkthrough. While this step is last in the escrow process, it is most definitely not the least. You’ll want a final walkthrough checklist to help you remember all the important steps.
When closing on a house, the final walkthrough of your new home should be taken seriously, as it is your last chance to inspect the house before it becomes yours. You’ll want to double and triple check the exterior, doors and windows, basement fixtures, and everything in between.
Make sure that any repairs or changes that had previously been discussed with the seller have been completed and the home is in the agreed-upon condition. Amidst all the paperwork, decisions, details, and formalities of buying a home, we’ve come up with a final walkthrough checklist to keep you organized during this process.
Whether this is a completely new home walkthrough or just a new-to-you-home, you want to be prepared, so here are some steps you don’t want to miss.
During your final walk-through, here are the steps you want to be sure to follow so that you can ensure all the bases are covered as you close on the house.
Remember to take your time and test everything! This can be a stressful last step of buying a home, but a final walkthrough checklist will keep you organized and prepare you for any bumps in the road. And, the Gabe Mendez Group is here to help with this process. Contact us today to get started!