What to do after closing – a short list

After close receiving the keysYou’ve closed, now what?

It all started with searching the internet for that dream house, then getting prequalified and uploading bank accounts, tax returns and more. This was followed by viewing properties day after day, then submitting an offer,  probably multiple offers to get the house you want.  Not that you endured that process, you finally got the keys and it’s time to schedule the long awaited move-in.  If you’re wondering if that’s the end of the road read on.  There are a few more things to do after closing.

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Lago Estancia Lake Community in Gilbert

Pedestrian Friendly Lago Estancia Lake Community in Gilbert

Lago Estancia in Gilbert-Lake Community

One of the smaller lake communities in Gilbert is Lago Estancia with just under 100 waterview lots.  A distinguishing character of Lago Estancia is the walking paths and bridges that allow residents to enjoy waterfront walks around the lakes.  Lago Estancia is located near downtown Gilbert that is flush with great restaurants and Hale Theatre. In addition it finds itself equidistant between the US60 the 202 to the south.

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Arrowhead Lakes Waterfront Community

Boat Friendly Arrowhead Lakes Waterfront Community

If you’re looking for a community where over 70% of the homes are waterfront, Arrowhead Lakes in Glendale is a perfect match. It is also located close to the 101 freeway, offering good access to the west valley and Phoenix. A quick drive through the neighborhood will show just how many residents enjoy boating on this 130 acre man made residential lake.

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What is the Close of Escrow?

What does the close of escrow mean?

A term that is mentioned over 35 times in the AAR Purchase Contract is the phrase close of escrow.  Many buyers from the east coast mistakenly believe that when they sign the final documents at the title/escrow company, the transaction has closed. Not so in Arizona.  Continue reading to find out all the activities surrounding the close of escrow.

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