Understanding the Infamous Stack of Closing Documents

TWL_2015_jan_blog13Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases you will ever make. So, it should come as no surprise that before you seal the deal you will have to sign an intimidatingly large stack of closing documents. To keep you from feeling in the dark during closing, a recent article from Zillow breaks down the three most important documents you will sign before you get the keys to your  home. Those documents include the settlement statement or “HUD,” the promissory note, and the deed of trust. Because mistakes in closing documents can happen, having a knowledgeable real estate attorney present during closing is a smart move that can prevent future headaches.

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