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Whats Escrow? - V

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Mortgage and Lending with Nationwide Funding Group

Designating the Escrow Holder

The escrow holder may be any disinterested third party and the choice of an escrow agent is always that of the buyer, seller, or the lender. However, they probably do not have a relationship  with an escrow agent, and may rely on the advice of their real estate professional.

Basic Requirements for a Valid Escrow

Every sale or transfer (refinance)  has two basic requirements to be valid :

(1) a binding contract between the lender, buyer and seller

(2) conditional delivery of transfer documents to a thrid party

The binding contract can be an offer to purchase (deposit receipt), agreement of sale, exchange agreement, option or mutual escrow instructions to the lender, buyer, or seller.

 

Eddy Martinez

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"A business that makes nothing but money is a poor business. "
- Henry Ford

 

 

Anonymous
Anonymous
Eddy, that baby sure is looking cute!  I'm sure you are one proud daddy.  Hey, did Henry Ford really say that?  I can think of worse things to make than money. . .
Jan 03, 2007 11:43 AM
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Stefan Scholl
Buyer's Broker of Northern Michigan, LLC - Petoskey, MI
Northern Michigan Real Estate

Eddy, that baby sure is looking cute!  I'm sure you are one proud daddy.  Hey, did Henry Ford really say that?  I can think of worse things to make than money. . .

Sorry, wasn't logged in.  :-(

Jan 03, 2007 11:51 AM
LLoyd Nichols
Premier Florida Realty of SWFL - Fort Myers, FL
Southwest Florida Homes By The Sea
Good looking baby! Escrow is such an important part of a biding contract. Here in Florida the escrow may be held by the Broker, the title co or a real estate co.IN some case the escrow is not refundable in case the buyer does not fulfill his/her part of the agreement signed on the contract. Some sellers may even ask for a minimum of escrow amount. To often the escrow is to "small" and if the seller has to put their property out of the market they may ahve a contingency that says that the escrow is not refundable or they may want more $ in escrow. Thanks for the blog! 
Jan 03, 2007 12:07 PM
Eddy Martinez
Nationwide Funding Group - Highland Park, CA
Thanks Stefan i appreciate that babies grow so much that it isnt even funny. Henry Ford has many great quotes i think i am going to switch my quote very soon.
Jan 03, 2007 12:09 PM