Congratulations! You’re almost a homeowner! The “closing” is when the final loan documents are signed, and the mortgage funds are paid out. Once your loan is approved and cleared for closing, you and the seller(s) agree upon a date to meet and officially transfer ownership of the home to you. The closing meeting is typically attended by the buyer(s), the seller(s), attorneys, a real estate agent(s), and a representative of the lender / a closing agent.
At the closing, you’ll receive and review some very important documents. This is not the time to be shy! If you have questions about the paperwork, just ask. And if you spot an error, say so – and don’t sign the document until the issue is resolved.
Here are some things you can do ahead of time to ensure a successful closing:
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