Pre-Closing Preparations

Chapter 9 explores key logistical, title, and insurance issues that must be accomplished prior to closing.

9-1      Escrow Agent / Settlement Agent.

9-2      Title Insurance Company.

9-3      Get Insurance Lined Up.

9-3-1 Homeowners Insurance.

9-3-2 Seller’s Home Warranty.

9-3-3 Flood Insurance.

9-3-4 Earthquake Insurance.

9-3-5 Life Insurance.

9-3-6 Disability Insurance.

9-4      Title Ownership.

9-4-1 Sole Ownership.

9-4-2 Co-Ownership.

9-4-3 Joint Tenancy.

9-4-4 Tenancy in Common.

9-4-5 Trust.

9-5      Cohabitation Agreement.