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Prepare For The Closing

Additional items may
be needed at the closing . . .

Discuss with our agent what items you’ll need to bring to
the closing. While certain items will be helpful to the agent
to have when putting your property up for sale, prior to closing, confirm any additional items necessary for you
to bring to the closing.


KEYS—Gather all keys for the house, garage, doors, etc.  Soon you will need to turn these over to the new owner.


OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS— All manuals and warranties should be kept in one place. These include instructions for the air-conditioning and heating equipment, all appliances, water heater, garage door opener, pool equipment, etc.


UTILITY BILLS—Have copies made of the previous 12 months of utility bills and a monthly average of each utility estimated for the prospective buyer.


HAZARD INSURANCE—Keep fire and extended coverage insurance on the property through the closing date or date of possession, whichever is specified in the contract. Please note that the “contents” portion of your policy may be inadequate during transit of household goods to the new home. Moving companies’ liability could be inadequate. You could make the cancellation
date of your previous policy the same as the effective date of your new policy.


EXISTING MORTGAGE—Have existing loan information and payment book available.


TAXES—Copy of most recent tax statement.


HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION—Provide information regarding Homeowners Association and/or Restrictive Covenants.


FLOOR PLAN/SURVEY—Check real estate papers for availability of house floor plan and copy of previous survey.


LEASES—Provide the agent with a copy of any existing lease agreements currently in effect.

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