Contract to Close Service


  • Review the contract for completion/accuracy and alert the agent of anything that is missing
  • Send a copy of the ratified contract and all addenda to the Title Company, Lender, Cooperating Agent, your client, delivery addresses
  • Assist with scheduling Home, Radon, Well, Septic, Termite, and any other negotiated inspections at the request of the agent
  • Confirm delivery of the EMD and be sure all parties receive a copy of the check or wire receipt
  • Complete the Agent Information Sheet from the Title Company
  • Order the Home Warranty
  • Order and deliver HOA and Condo Documents 
  • Schedule the Walk Through
  • Schedule Settlement 
  • Stay in contact with the Title Company to ensure they have all of the documentation needed to prepare the Settlement Statement
  • Obtain a copy of the ALTA/CD from the Title Company for the agent to review and approve
  • Stay in contact with the Lender to ensure the appraisal is ordered, in/through underwriting, and that the loan is staying on track per the contract deadlines
  • Track all contingency deadlines and remind parties, as necessary
  • We will prepare addenda as long as the agent provides the exact wording that is to be used
  • Obtain signatures and initials on necessary documents as approved by agent
  • Deliver addenda to necessary parties (title, lender, other agent, delivery addresses, etc)
  • Obtain Utility Information and send this information to buyers and/or remind sellers to transfer utilities out of their names when appropriate (after settlement or after a rent back)
  • Confirm that the CD is sent to and acknowledged by the buyers at least 3 days before settlement
  • Send all contract documents along with the executed Settlement Statement to your brokerage after settlement

The fee for the Contract to Close service is paid at settlement — if your transaction does not close, you do not pay!

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Real Advantage Transaction Management is here to manage all of the details of your transaction, so you can free up your time to cultivate more business.