You want the buying process to be as organized and simple as possible. Below is a suggested schedule of events you will want to prepare for and act upon in a timely manner when asked by your agent or loan officer.
The time tables vary depending on the dates established for you to close escrow on the home and on the market your are in. Often a 30, 45, or 60 day escrow can be used depending on your market and your brokerage. Keep in mind, your agent and loan officer will be doing many things behind the scenes during the process. This list is suggested as an aid to keep you on target.
Print out this form. Put a check mark for items completed. Put an "X" for items that do not pertain to your situation. Assign someone to each item and follow up with them at the end of the week.