Homeowner Guide

Home Seller Guide

Selling your house produces a complex mix of emotions no matter if it’s your first or your fifth time. This guide will help you better understand the title and escrow part of selling your house, provide important information you need to know, and offer some handy tricks to keep in mind along the way. 

In this guide you will find information on:

  • What title and title insurance are
  • The difference between title and a deed
  • What escrow is and what an escrow holder cannot do
  • Exactly what you need to do to close successfully – like paying off your loans and reporting to the IRS
  • Who pays what when it comes to closing costs
  • How to read a preliminary title insurance report and what to look out for
  • A moving checklist to best prepare yourself for the big day

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