Timeline for the homebuyer tax credit

April 27:

In New Jersey, make sure the buyer and seller sign the purchase contract by this date. New Jersey has a three-day attorney review period, effectively making April 27 the deadline to have the house under contract by April 30.

To be on the safe side, it's a good idea for residents of the other states to try to have the house under contract by this date, just in case hitches hold things up by a day or two.

Mortgage timelineApril 27April 15March 31Now - mid-MarchApril 30April 2Mid-MarchNow





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