Category: Escrow & Closing

The Closing Process

The closing is the final step of many, in the process of purchasing or selling a home. This is the day in which the homebuyer officially takes over ownership of the property. For the seller, this is when their proceeds are received from the sale. The many steps prior to this include: buyer financing, appraisals, […]

What are Title Searches?

Title searches are investigations conducted during the property conveyancing process to examine the history and legal status of a property’s title. They involve reviewing public records, such as land registries and property documents, to gather information about the property’s ownership, any encumbrances or restrictions, and potential issues that may affect the title. During a title search, a conveyancer […]

Don’t Derail Your Closing

Closing day is an exciting day for Buyers, Sellers, Realtors, Lenders, and Escrow Agents alike. A new chapter begins for the Buyers, and another chapter closes for the Seller. Realtors, Lenders and Escrow Agents get to watch all of this unfold and keep their Buyers and Sellers happy. Most of the time, closing day usually […]

Why are Certified Funds Required?

Certified funds are just that. They are certified to be good, guaranteed, valid, and non-revocable.  Here are some of the different types of certified funds: Cashier’s Check Bank money order Wire Simply put, once a cashier’s check or bank money order is issued by a bank, it cannot be recalled or cancelled by the bank.  […]