Your escrow closing date is coming up and there is one more important appointment before closing, whether you are a Buyer or a Seller. That is your Signing Appointment! Our Escrow professionals have provided some tips that will help you to prepare for it. Here are the top 10 things you can know and do to be fully prepared for this important milestone on the way to closing.
Remember: Your signing appointment is a crucial step towards closing escrow. For an explanation of the many steps that take place after signing, check out the related article. What happens between signing and closing.
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10 Tips for a Successful Escrow Signing Appointment
Keep in mind that the date of signing is not your closing date. Closing usually occurs within 1-2 days after signing. Once the lender has reviewed all the documents, they will give authorization for the recording of the documents transferring title and will initiate a wire transfer for the loan funds being provided. Per the Purchase and Sale Agreement, closing occurs once documents have recorded and funds are available to the seller.
Per the Purchase and Sale Agreement, closing occurs once documents have recorded and funds are available to the seller.
Remember that communication and preparation are the keys to a successful closing. Contact your Escrow team with any questions as early in the transaction as possible. Arrive for your signing appointment on time and be prepared with the items noted here.
Related Article: What happens between signing and closing
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