Aldridge Pite, LLP works diligently with all parties to the transaction to ensure the closing process is smooth and efficient. Based on the vast experience of our attorneys and staff, we proactively recognize and resolve the unique issues that arise in the closing context, including complex title issues. In each transaction we endeavor to provide comprehensive communication and timely closings. As you prepare for your closing with Aldridge Pite, LLP you may find the following information helpful. We look forward to the opportunity to work with you.
What to Bring to Closing
- Driver’s License or other government issued photo ID.
- Ensure proper funds have been wired to AP at least 3 hours prior to closing. In the event the amount you owe is less than $5,000, you have the option of bringing a certified (cashier’s or official) bank check with you to closing. If the amount you owe is less than $1,000, you are welcome to pay by personal check, business check or cash. We do not accept credit cards for funds due at closing.
- Any documents required by your contract (e.g. original termite inspection report, original inspection reports for well/septic)
- The original executed Power of Attorney for any seller not able to attend the closing. The executed Power of Attorney must have been reviewed and approved by AP prior to closing.
- If you own the property you are selling in a company or trust, we will need additional information from you. Please send your trust agreement, operating agreement, and/or articles of incorporation prior to closing for review.
- If you are not a Georgia resident, state tax withholding may be required at closing. Your closing attorney will review with you during the closing.
- House keys, Garage door openers, etc.