Do's & Dont's

DO:

Perform an engineering inspection


Perform a termite inspection


Get quotes from various lenders for your financing needs

Assume the transaction will take between 2-3 months to complete

 

Obtain a survey

DON'T:

Assume you will close within 30 days - even if you are told you will


Believe the other parties to the transaction have your best interests at heart


Use an attorney that does not concentrate in real estate law (especially if the transaction takes place within the five boroughs)


If currently renting, do NOT surrender your apartment without discussing the matter with your attorney first