“Life hacks” have been trending everywhere the last few years, from the internet to social media. Life hacks are typically actions or wisdoms to make life easier. However, home buyer life hacks are not easy to find.
The home buying experience can be time consuming and stressful. Over time, the home buyer’s responsibilities change. In fact, the home buying experience has drastically changed in the last decade. Consider that mortgage programs and Realtor® contracts changed and continue to evolve. Which includes the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rule that went into effect last fall, which changed how a transaction settles. Here are a five home buyer life hacks to make the experience straightforward and more enjoyable.