3 Things You Should Know Before Opening Escrow

3 Things You Should Know Before Opening Escrow

Closing on a home can be intimidating as well as exciting. Before opening escrow, which exists to keep all parties’ funds safe, you should know that regulations vary from state to state. The escrow agent is a neutral party equally responsible to both sides. In some...
Who Pays Escrow Settlement Fees?

Who Pays Escrow Settlement Fees?

An escrow agent will hold the funds for a real estate transaction as a neutral third party until the conditions of the contract and sale have been fulfilled by both parties in full. These agents can be a person or an entity, and they function as a safeguard to protect...
Who Hires an Escrow Agent?

Who Hires an Escrow Agent?

In the process of a real estate sale, escrow agents are third parties, either an individual or an entity such as Vision Escrow Group, who are hired to keep the funds for sale of the property in trust until the transaction is finalized. This is in case of any...
Preparing Your Home to Sell

Preparing Your Home to Sell

Once you have decided to sell your home, there are steps you must take to ensure the process will be smooth from start to finish. A good real estate agent will walk you through each step, but preparing on your own before hiring one will also make life easier. The most...
What is Escrow?

What is Escrow?

When you sell or buy a home, near the end you will be caught up in escrow. It’s not as scary as it sounds. Escrow, in very simple terms, is this: a buyer gives a check to a third party (the escrow company) who holds the check until all the paperwork has been cleared...
Coronavirus and the Escrow Process

Coronavirus and the Escrow Process

The coronavirus has created a global crisis and with this, many meeting planners have been asked to either postpone or cancel their events. In this type of situation, one of the major benefits of advanced deposits being held in escrow is that the money cannot be held...
Vision Escrow Expertise and Why You Need It

Vision Escrow Expertise and Why You Need It

Explaning Escrow in Plain Terms Escrow can be confusion, and it’s not the type of service that you can leave to just any company. Vision Escrow has been in the business of escrow and negotiation for a long time, and we apply our expertise to help you get the...