So You Want to Learn How to Do a Real Estate Closing


So You Want to Learn How to Do a Real Estate Closing

Recorded On 05/30/2013


Learn what you need to know to take a real estate deal from start to finish including:

  • Understanding who your client is and how that affects the deal
  • What are the terms of the deal
  • The role of the real estate broker
  • Proper communication between parties
  • Basic contract of sale, including riders, exhibits, descriptions, surveys and certificates of occupancy
  • Responsibilities of the buyer’s attorney: time limits; ordering title; guiding a client to obtain financing and using mortgage brokers
  • Responsibilities of the seller’s attorney: time frames; clearing title; ordering payoff letters; preparing deeds; negotiating short sales
  • Setting the closing
  • The closing: key players; common problems and solutions; bank closing requirements



Moderator: Kevin McMullen, Esq.

FacultyWilliam J. Horan and Peter J. Wagner, Horan & Wagner, PC; Nan Gill-Wilson, Gill Abstract Corporation


3 NY CLE Credits; 3 Skills


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