Items Needed for your Closing:

Closing Checklist (Purchasers)

IDENTIFICATION: Government issued, picture ID (driver’s license or passport).

FUNDS TO CLOSE: Certified funds (cashier’s check or money order) or wire are necessary for any amount over $1,000.00. You should bring your checkbook in the event that there are any changes.

ORIGINAL POWERS-OF-ATTORNEY: If there is a loan involved in the transaction and a POA is being used then the form of the POA must be approved by the lender prior to the closing. The form and a copy of the identification of the person giving the POA should be faxed to 404-207-1624 as soon as possible for review. Please bring the original to the closing so that it may be recorded at the courthouse. Photo identification for the person signing at the closing must be provided as well.

HOMEOWNER’S INSURANCE POLICY: A copy of the declaration page should be provided to the lender and closing attorney prior to the closing to ensure that the coverage amount is acceptable to the lender.  A paid receipt is necessary to prevent the need to collect the insurance premium at closing.

OTHER DOCUMENTS:  Any other documents that have been requested by the lender or any other party such as pay stubs, bank statements, gift letter or proof of sale of prior residence.


Closing Checklist (Sellers)

IDENTIFICATION: Government issued, picture ID (driver’s license or passport).

FUNDS TO CLOSE: In the event that the seller must bring money to close, any funds must be in the form of certified funds (certified check, cashier’s check or money order).

ORIGINAL POWERS-OF-ATTORNEY: The original POA must be recorded at the courthouse so please bring it to the closing along with a photocopy of the photo ID of the person giving the power. The form must be approved by our office so please fax a copy to us at 404-207-1624 as soon as possible.

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