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What To Expect When You're Closing in Topton, North Carolina

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Escrow: To finish the sale of a property, a neutral, third party (the escrow company) is brought into the picture to assure the transaction will close properly and on time. A property is said to be in escrow when in the closing process, money is held by a third party on behalf of two parties when the transaction is taking place. For example, in an online auction, PayPal is the neutral third party that holds the buyer's payment, and then hands over the money to the seller.

The escrow holder makes sure that the terms and conditions of the agreement between the sellers and the buyers are completed in preparation of the sale being finished.

These are the legal forms that escrow companies usually compile:

  • Title insurance policies
  • Terms of sale and any seller-assisted financing
  • Requests for payment for various services to be paid out of escrow funds
  • Loan documents
  • Tax statements
  • Fire and other insurance policies

Closing on the property takes place when all of the procedures of the escrow are done. All outstanding payments and fees are collected and paid off at this time (covering expenses such as title insurance, inspections, real estate commissions). You'll then obtain the title to the property and the title insurance gets issued as stated in the escrow instructions.

The escrow holder gets a payment when the closing is complete. You'll know when it's time to submit the form of payment.

The Escrow Holder Will:

  • Write escrow guidelines
  • Petition title research
  • Comply with the bank's guidelines as outlined in the escrow agreement
  • Receive payments from the buyer
  • Prorate insurance, tax, interest and other payments according to instructions
  • Record deeds and other legal documents as instructed
  • Obtain title insurance policy
  • Close escrow when all instructions of seller and buyer have been met
  • Disburse funds and finalize instructions

The Escrow Holder Will Not:

  • Tell you what's best - the escrow holder stays at an impartial, third-party status
  • Dispense opinions about tax implications
The Escrow Holder Will:
The Escrow Holder Won't:
  • Write escrow instructions
  • Perform a title search
  • Comply with lender's standards as noted in the escrow agreement
  • Accept funds from the buyer
  • Prorate insurance, tax, interest and other payments according to guidelines
  • Record deeds and other legal documents as instructed
  • Obtain title insurance policy
  • Close escrow when all terms of agreement of seller and buyer have been met
  • Disburse payments and finish instructions
  • Tell you what's best - the escrow agent stays at an impartial, third-party status
  • Dispense opinions about the outcome of your taxes

Mortgage Escrow Account

Often, to pay recurring costs while there's a loan on the house, a Mortgage Escrow Account is created. Usually, the home buyer makes a payment at closing and also makes regular deposits through their monthly mortgage payment to fund the Escrow Account.

Now you know more about how to close on your future home. And, you can be a better informed home buyer and future homeowner.

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