How long does it take to buy a home?

Dated: February 10 2023

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How long does it take to buy a home?
This depends on the type of loan, time searching for a home, seller timeline and inspection issues. 
Once you do find a home and your offer is accepted, typically 45-50 days are needed to finish your loan, work through inspections, prepare for closing and finalize the moving plans.
Some things you can do to speed up the process are having a pre-approval, work closely with your lender to provide any documents or info they need quickly, be ready to obtain homeowners insurance and keep your finances in order, no surprise purchases, no changes in jobs. 
All these small important details can help avoid delays.   And If you are financially able to use cash this is your quickest way to close on a home. 
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Donna Merrill

Donna is a New Hampshire resident with a wealth of knowledge of the Southern NH's  town neighborhoods, public and private schools as well as community activities.  Knowing the local market a....

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