Closing on Your New Property
Once all contingencies are satisfied, your transaction will be subject to funding and closing, based on the timeframes established in the contract between yourself and the seller. Closing involves recording the sale at the county courthouse so that the deed can be formally transferred from the seller to the buyer. The escrow officer is responsible for filing the documents, and an original copy is then mailed to the new owner(s).
The buyer and seller often sign their closing documents several days before the actual recording and closing of the transaction. The timing of this depends on whether or not there is a lender involved and where the signing parties reside. Your escrow officer and I will work with you to determine the best method and timing of getting the documents properly signed and returned to the escrow company.
Closing day is always exciting and special to me, even after hundreds of transactions. It also marks new beginnings for the departing seller and you as the new owner.
RE/MAX NORTHWEST REALTORS
Phone: (360) 774-1441
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