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Prepare For The Closing

Additional items may
be needed at the closing . . .

Listed below are many of the items to attend to prior to
the closing. It is important to review these items and discuss them with your agent.




FINANCING—Arrange for financing. Obtain a final approval and review lender requirements.


TITLE INSURANCE—Make arrangements for obtaining title insurance. Review with attorney/accountant how to  hold title to property regarding estate planning/tax  implications.


MOVING ARRANGEMENTS—Obtain estimates for moving  companies and coordinate
estimated moving date.


PROPERTY INSURANCE—Make arrangements for  insurance coverage regarding real property, personal  property, and personal liability.


CONTINGENCIES—Follow-up to ensure that any  contingencies (i.e., property repairs, termite inspection,  and other requirements) have been completed.


UTILITIES/ADDRESS CHANGE—Arrange to have utilities transferred and change address with post office, family, friends, relatives, and employers.


FINAL WALK-THROUGH—Arrange for final walk-through of property to inspect for utility functions, repairs completed, personal property and garbage removal, etc. Obtain all operating instructions
and warranties from Seller. Obtain Homeowners Association rules, regulations, and covenants
if applicable.


CLOSING PAPERS—Review all closing documents prior to the actual closing.


AT THE CLOSING—Confirm the method of payment for paying the balance of the down payment
and closing costs. Also confirm identification necessary at time of document signing. Obtain keys, garage openers, and alarm codes at time of possession.

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