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How Long Does it Take to Close on a New Home? 

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Let’s talk about how long it takes to close on a home. 

You found your dream home and you’re ready to move in ASAP. Not so fast! These things take time. Here’s why: The actual time it takes to close escrow on a house could be between 4-6 weeks. This is because it now takes between 30-45 days to fund a loan. And while you’re waiting for the loan money, you’re also waiting for the title company, appraiser, inspector, and termite as well. 

Here’s some ways you can speed up that timeline:

Step #1 – Know exactly what you want in a house 

  • Do your homework before you even start looking. That way, we can save time and only look at the homes that fit your exact criteria. 

Step #2 – Find a great real estate agent and loan officer 

  • Finding good people to help you from the start, will make the entire process run smoothly, which will also help to make things happen as quickly as possible. 

Step #3 – Work with your loan officer to figure out exactly how much you can afford 

  • This is a big one. One of the most common reasons for delays is when buyers don’t qualify for financing. Making an offer for a property without getting a financial pre-qualification can be a major mistake. 


By taking these three steps, you’re already ahead of the game. And that’s where I can help. By using a good real estate agent, we can make the process as painless as we possibly can.


If you’re thinking about making a move, I can help you through the entire process. Let’s chat!

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Sandoval Realty Group

Sandoval Realty Group

Hey, I’m Christine Sandoval! As a native of Rancho Cucamonga, I not only grew up in the Inland Empire, but also chose to raise my family here and haven’t looked back! I’m a real estate agent with a passion for helping families find their forever homes. I come from a law enforcement and military family, and I pride myself in being a Military Relocation Specialist. I enjoy spending my time running around with my twin boys and using our free time to visit new places. I’m also passionate about serving the Inland Empire and look forward to connecting with you! See you around town!
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