Homebuying Checklist – What's Up Clarksville

Homebuying Checklist

Homebuying can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. One way you can help yourself make the process easier is to be prepared. Follow this checklist below and you will be well on your way to buying a home.

  • Find a real estate agent
  • Meet with a lender
  • Get pre-approved by a lender
  • Research mortgage options
  • Save for a down payment and closing costs (this may not be necessary depending on your loan).
  • Establish and maintain good credit

Documents you may need to have on hand:

  • W-2’s from last year
  • Pay stubs from the past 1-2 months
  • Proof of supplemental income
  • Tax documents from the past 2 years
  • Bank statements from the past 1-3 months
  • History of residence for the past 2 years

Please keep in mind that specific homebuying requirements may vary. Call/text Tamela Giroux Realtor, at 931-237-1417 to discuss this list in greater detail.