Understanding The Closing Process for Home Sellers



Today we're discussing steps in the Closing Process for home sellers in Northern Virginia.

Getting to a Ratified Contract is only the 1st step in the process of selling your house.   

Step 1:  Ratified, or fully executed, Contract
Step 2:  Earnest Money Deposit, shows Buyer's Commitment
Step 3:  Title Company examines history for Clear Title
Step 4:  Buyer's Inspection and Contingency Period
Step 5:  Collecting Documents for Smooth Closing
Step 6:  Closing according to financial details on the HUD-1


Successfully moving from 'Contract to Closing' can be confusing and a little daunting. This is an important time in the process of selling your home, so it's important to understand what needs to happen.

If you have questions or would like to discuss the details of selling your house, please don't hesitate to contact me!