Closing Your Home Sale

Dated: October 31 2021

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HELPING YOU WITH YOUR HOME SALE

CLOSING

Your home sale is completed on closing day when ownership is officially transferred to the buyer. As closing day approaches, there are a number of tasks to complete:

Hire a legal professional to represent your interests and manage closing documentation.

Satisfy any conditions you may be subject to in the offer.

Arrange and schedule your move requirements or obtain estimates from reputable moving companies and book as far in advance as possible.

Contact utilities to have meters read on closing day and coordinate cancellations, transfers and change-of-address notification for medical, financial and contracted services, licenses, subscriptions, memberships, and personal mail.

Organize the connection of services and utilities at your new home.

Coordinate with your lawyer the receipt of compensation for prepaid utility expenses and the payment of real estate and legal fees from the proceeds of the sale.

Meet with your lawyer to sign required closing documentation to discharge any mortgages, transfer the deed, and to provide the keys for the buyer.

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Kathleen Sturba

As a real estate agent since 2007 and as a broker since 2018, Kathleen Sturba has distinguished herself for her great dedication and strong passion for ensuring her clients have the best experience po....

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