There's a thrill that runs through you when you hear your agent say, "Your offer has been accepted!" It's that magical moment, the one you've waited for throughout the planning and searching and finally finding that perfect home. You are one step closer to buying a house. But what's next? Do you have to do anything between the offer acceptance and closing? The answer is, yes. There are several steps, and each must be timed correctly to make sure the deal goes through.