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Step 5 of the Home Sale Process: The Closing

What’s all included in the closing process? Today I’ll answer that question for you.

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So you’ve gotten through the hardest part of the home sale contract—the contingency phase. Congratulations! Now it’s time for the next step to begin: the closing process.

At this point, it’s safe to start packing things up and doing whatever else you need to do to transition into your new home, including transferring your utility services to your new address and scheduling a date for the movers to come. Here in metro Atlanta, most homes have to be vacated prior to the closing, so we generally advise our clients to move a couple of days prior to that point.

"Here in metro Atlanta, most homes have to be vacated prior to the closing."

In addition to packing things up, you need to make sure the...