Obtain Hazard Insurance (well before closing)
All the planning, house hunting and waiting are over. The final step in the home-buying process is closing on your new place. Before you get the keys for your new home and officially call it your own, you have one more sprint ahead of you: paperwork. When you know what to expect, the process won’t seem so overwhelming. All parties involved want your closing to be just what you imagined: a joyous occasion with little or no hiccups.