Closing Agent

A closing agent is an escrow agent, attorney, or representative of a title company that conducts the closing of a homebuying transaction, coordinates attendance and document signing for all the parties, and verifies that each side has performed their required responsibilities as defined in the contract. The closing agent disburses all funds and title/deed to the appropriate parties after verifiying that all conditions are met.

Another term for a closing agent is a settlement agent.

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