Definition of "What is an escrow officer?"

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An escrow officer - also known as a loan officer - is the person that walks you through the closing process. They are usually employed by the title company that you are working with. They are a neutral third-party, responsible for overseeing the escrow process. They typically perform the title searches, prepare final paperwork, witness the document signings as well as ensure that the transaction is executed properly and legally.

Comments for What Is An Escrow Officer?

Valerie Valerie said:

I'm interested in becoming an escrow officer.

Jul 20, 2019  15:02:45

Real Estate Agent

Hi, Valerie! We wish you all the best and good luck with your preparation! Also, if you come across any unknown real estate terms, feel free to search for them in our real estate glossary

Aug 08, 2019  08:14:53
Margaret Margaret said:

I would like more information on escrow.

May 22, 2019  14:49:01

Real Estate Agent

Hi! You can find the definition of escrow in our glossary. What else would you like to know about it? 

May 23, 2019  05:50:03
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