1. Contract signed and dated
  2. Earnest money received
  3. Home inspection completed and repairs negotiated
  4. Confirm that buyer has made loan application
  5. Make sure appraisal is done and satisfactory
  6. Give all contract documents to closing agent/attorney and set up closing date/time
  7. Provide payoff information on all existing mortgages to closing attorney
  8. Advise closing agent on how funds are to be dispersed to you – wire/check
  9. Get an estimate from moving company and get on the books
  10. Give utility information to buyer and call utilities to arrange for transfer
  11. Leave codes to security system, gates, pool; appliance manuals and warranty information.
  12. Complete any repairs agreed to in contract prior to final walk-through
  13. Change address for mail, newspaper and magazine subscriptions
  14. Discontinue property insurance
  15. Have home cleaned and yard cut for buyer final inspection
  16. Make arrangements for key transfer and garage door openers at closing
  17. Confirm with closing agent and buyers that everything is set for close and loan approved
  18. Review Preliminary HUD (settlement statement) 24-hrs prior to close if possible
  19. Close