New Brokerage Blog - 11/23/09 - afternoon- Closing Question

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Weaver Realtors B55786000

Closing complete, I went to the closing (my Buyers), we usually hold closings in the bank or an attorney's office and here only the Realtor who has the listing attends. I don't get that? I didn't stop representing my clients when the appraisal was complete, I don't see my duties finished until we are closed, moved in, and I have answered questions for, Oh say 5 years.

I am doing things differently. I remember how I felt buying properties, the most anxious time for me was the closing, it was uncharted waters, I wasn't sure what to expect. It was very comforting to have the Realtor I knew at the table.

How do you do clsoings where you practice? I would like to do them in my office in the conference room (I will have one in February), if the listing realtor wants to get all their documents signed ahead of time and the Seller doesn't want to attend that's fine or they are welcome to be at the closing along with the parties I represent and me.

Final Walk through revealed 1 item sellers are going to repair
Homestead Exemption applied for at Assessor's office
Buyers are very happy - that's what makes my day Great!

Prospects contacted, new Buyer called from previous acquaintance, showed 2 properties, understand better what they need, will make additional calls on several properties that may fit that aren't listed for sale.

Contacted Banker - need to gather some info this week

Checked out new copy place - it's ok, I may use then in addition to the service I use now

Developed Process Checklist for closing to go in the office manual - emailed to Dusty for developemnt

Paperwork complete for Listing scheduled for Wednesday, pictures, mls info.

Schedule complete for Tuesday - showings scheduled, calls planned, new neighbor cards sent to printer






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Georgia A. Weaver, GREEN, CNE, CRS, GRI, 
Broker Owner and Iowa Certified General Contractor

Weaver LLC Realtors
"A Promise Made is a Promise Kept"

607 Lake Avenue
Lake Avenue
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Office 712-213-4663 (HOME)
Direct 712-291-0118

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