for the State of Washington

 

What is Escrow?

Buying or selling a home (or other piece of real property) usually involves the transfer of large sums of money. It is imperative that the transfer of these funds and related documents from one party to another be handled in a neutral, secure and knowledgeable manner. For the protection of buyer, seller and lender, the escrow process was developed. 

As a buyer or seller, you want to be certain all conditions of sale have been met before property and money change hands.  Click here to view full downloadable document