Preparing to Go to Settlement on a Home

Most of the hard work is done by the buyer, but you'll still need to ride herd on the agents, lawyers and title clerks.

Preparing to go to settlement? If you're the seller, you have relatively little to do at this point. The bulk of the work between contract signing and closing falls on the buyer, who must arrange for a home inspection, financing, and homeowners and title insurance policies.

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