Closing Checklist

Critical Events Critical Dates Notes
Purchase contract signed
First deposit due
Mortgage applied for
Date by which mortgage commitment is due
Written notice to seller of mortgage acceptance
Second deposit due
Date by which buyer’s inspection must be conducted
Notice of problems identified during inspection (and cost estimate) due to seller
Seller’s response to buyer’s notice of inspection due
Termite inspection ordered
Date by which termite inspection must be completed
Termite damage repair cost estimate due to seller
Title examination
Title commitment due to lender and buyer
Survey ordered (if not ordered by lender)
Certificate of approval requested for condo/homeowners association
Homeowners insurance purchased
Estoppial of payoff letter (re-finance only)
Closing date