Here are the major transaction documents associated with buying a house which you should make sure to keep on file after buying your new home:
Buyer’s agent agreement – the contract between you and your real estate agent.
Purchase agreement – the legal contract between you and the seller which states agreement on price, closing date and other terms of sale.
Addenda/amendments/riders – documents which alter or amend the purchase agreement.
Seller disclosures – documents which detail any aspects of the home which the seller is legally required to disclose, eg. pest infestations or potentially hazardous materials in the house.
Building inspection report
Property deed – the legal title for the property.