Tips For Sellers

Tips For Home Sellers

To assist you in the successful sale of your home, we’ve prepared a few handy tips to help you to the settlement table with no surprises.

  • Provide the settlement agent with names, addresses, and account numbers of all outstanding Mortgages or Home Equity Loans on the property.

  • Do not make additional withdrawals from your Home Equity Loan close to settlement.

  • Contact your agent immediately if you will need the Deed pre-signed or of a Power of Attorney will be utilized.

  • In case of death of one or more sellers, a copy of the Death Certificate will be needed.

  • Provide our agent with any unrecorded instruments that potentially affect the title.‚Äč

  • Obtain a current payoff statement of all outstanding mortgages.

Sellers Settlement Checklist

  • Bring picture I.D.

  • Review settlement cost and papers with your realtor or attorney.

  • Bring all current warranties on home equipment and appliances.

  • Bring bills for any unpaid taxes.

  • Provide evidence of release of any liens, judgements, or mortgages that were paid prior to settlement.

  • Bring your keys.