Escrow / Closing

Seller’s Home Closing Checklist

By Sandy Gadow—As the seller who’s sold your home and are getting ready to close on the sale, there are many things to consider. Here’s a comprehensive list of important items to review and check off.

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Buyer’s Home Closing Checklist

By Sandy Gadow—As the buyer who’s bought a home and are getting ready to close on the sale, there are many things to consider. Here’s a comprehensive list of important items to review and check off.

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Important Escrow / Settlement Terms

By Sandy Gadow—Whether buying or selling a home, you may encounter some terms you are not familiar with when speaking with your real estate agent, loan officer or signing agent. Here’s a list of the basic terms you should understand.

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Will My Escrow Officer Review My Loan Documents With Me?

By Sandy Gadow—When you sit down for your closing, whether it is at a title company, an escrow office, an attorney’s office, or any other location, you will be asked to sign a number of documents. Among those documents will be your loan papers, if you are taking out a loan, which the lender submitted…

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Escrow Closing Procedures Around The United States

By Sandy Gadow—This summary is merely a general reference guide. Local practices within your city or county may differ. Contact a local title company or real estate attorney for specific information. This is not intended as legal advice, but merely as a general reference guide.

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The Escrow Closing Process

By Sandy Gadow—If you’re about to close on a property you’re buying or selling, here is some info to help you understand the escrow process and title insurance.

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Why the Right Closing Date Can Make a Difference

By Sandy Gadow—Are you signing papers on a home sale or purchase and wondering about setting the closing date? Here are some facts about who controls the closing date for escrow, why it’s important and what is considered reasonable in the real estate industry.

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