Homebuyers often joke that they feel like they are signing their lives away when going through the stacks of paperwork at closing. Knowing ahead of time what to expect can take some of the confusion out of the process. Here is a list of the paperwork you will encounter at closing:
#1) The Deed is a document that signifies ownership of the property. The deed is prepared by a lawyer.
#2) Also related to ownership, the title company performs a title search, to look for judgments, liens or attachments to the home title. The title company provides a title insurance policy and certificate of title. Continue reading “Closing Paperwork 101” »