If you’re selling a house for the first time (or heck… even for the second or third time), then you’re probably wondering what paperwork is required to sell your home.
That’s a common question we get at Flavortown Properties, where we’ve worked for many years in Columbus buying and selling real estate.
And since we’ve got a good bit of experience, we thought we’d help.
Here is the main paperwork you’ll need to worry about when selling your home.
- Home Appraisal (from when you purchased the home)
- Mortgage and Financing Documents
- Original Sales Contract (from when you purchased the home)
- Property Survey (if applicable)
- Certificate of Occupancy (if applicable)
- Tax Records
- HOA Documents (if applicable)
- Listing Agreement (if using a real estate agent)
- Market Analysis & Marketing Materials (often done by real estate agent)
- Easement Agreements (if applicable)
- Statutory Disclosure Forms
- Purchase Offer (made by potential buyer and/or their real estate agent)
- Final Purchase & Sale Agreement (when offer is accepted)
- Affidavit of Title
- Transfer Tax Declarations
- Estimated Closing Statement
- Deed To Home
- Release of Mortgage Lien
- Title Report
- Title Insurance
- Warranty & Maintenance Receipts
- Bill of Sale
We know that’s a lot of paperwork… but selling a home isn’t a walk in the park — there are a lot of moving parts to keep in mind.
You can get more details on each document by searching in Google.
Thanks for taking the time to check out our website. We are local Columbus residents that focus on buying properties off-market (with no commissions) for cash. We are not “flippers” or “investors” looking to pay pennies on the dollar. We are local Buckeyes with families and we focus on buying rental properties. This allows us to make fair market value offers based on comparable sales and needed repairs. We are a small, but mighty team that thrives on helping others and works toward a common goal that provides a positive outcome for everyone.