Our Real Estate Team is here to serve you throughout your closing process.
As a seller of your property, you may be wondering what is next and why you need an attorney. We hope the information below helps navigate the process. As always, we're here to help you, so do not hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.
A large majority of the information you need to know about the closing process is available in our Seller Engagement Letter that will be sent to you once we have your contract.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE A HOME EQUITY LINE
If you have a home equity line, you must have the equity line lender provide a letter at least 3 days prior to closing indicating the line has been blocked to further advances.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE SELLING A NEW CONSTRUCTION
If you are selling a new construction, you are required to execute and have all of your sub-contractors execute the Owner/Contractor Affidavit, Waiver of Liens and Indemnity Agreement, and Owner Affidavit and Indemnity Agreement prior to closing
WHAT TO DO IF YOU ARE SELLING A MANUFACTURED HOME
If you are selling a manufactured home, you must submit evidence from the DMV that the title to the manufactured home has been canceled or never issued and that there are no liens of record.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE A HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION
If the property you are selling is part of an HOA, you must request and prepay the HOA Transfer package prior to closing and send this information to our office.
WHAT TO DO IF THE PROPERTY IS PART OF A TRUST
If the property you are selling is part of a trust, you must submit a copy of the Trust Agreement stating who can sign for and sell real property; or execute a Certificate of Trust at closing (fee will apply to prepare).
WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOU ARE A CORPORATION SELLING
If your corporation owns the property that is being sold, you must submit a copy of your Bylaws and Banking Resolutions stating how many and who is authorized to sell real property.