You’ve been through quite a bit to get here, but now the property is under contract to sell. Awesome. Did you know that more than half the people who set out to become real estate investors never get this far? I’m happy to report that statistic does not include our FAN members, thanks to the Road Map and the fantastic community support. But it is still QUITE the accomplishment to be here.

But you are not finished yet! Things will happen during this phase, some of the most aggravating of which are completely beyond your control. But we are going to help you be prepared, and once everything is actually clear to close, you will have a repeatable checklist to use for the rest of your career.

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There will be another checklist of “to-do’s” as you prepare for your closing. But before you get to that, you will have to understand and deal with some issues beyond your control. Home inspections and appraisals routinely kill deals. And sometimes lenders disapprove the buyer. Although you can’t control these processes, you can be prepared to avoid some and negotiate through others.