Deciding to Buy
Preparing to Buy
Choose a Real Estate Agent
Time to go Shopping
Escrow Inspections and Appraisals
Before you start shopping for your property, it is a good idea to make some preparations.
Build Your Green File.A green file contains all your important financial documents. You will need it to secure financing for your property. The typical green file should contain:
- Financial statements
- Bank accounts
- Credit cards
- Auto loans
- Recent pay stubs
- Tax returns for two years
- Copies of leases for investment properties
- 401K statements, life insurance, stocks, bonds, and mutual account information.