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What Is My Role In Escrow?

Both buyers and sellers have responsibilities during the escrow process, and must do their respective parts to keep the transaction moving.

The Sellers:

• Carry out all escrow instructions.
• Provide the deed, via the escrow officer and listing agent.
• Submit all other required paperwork as outlined in the Purchase Agreement, such as insurance policies, home warranties, tax receipts, etc. (The settlement agent will provide clear instructions on what is needed.)

The Buyers:

• Submit a down payment, plus any other funds required.
• Carry out all escrow instructions.
• Approve inspection reports, preliminary title reports and other items detailed in the Purchase Agreement.
• Execute a Deed of Trust/Mortgage to secure the loan.

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Arrowood Resort in Okoboji

Arrowood Resort

Okoboji

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Miller's Bay in West Lake Okoboji

Miller's Bay

West Lake Okoboji

Miller's Bay, on the west side of West Lake is a popular spot for boaters in the summer to just go chill out, throw an anchor, and relax. On the weekends, this bay is filled with boats tied up to each other offering families the opportunity to have the kids swim, or you might find a bunch of party animals chugging beers and enjoying the summer sun. Either way, everyone is having a great time, and so if you are out and about, just know that Millers Bay is where boaters go in the summer to be where the party is at.

Haywards Bay in West Lake Okoboji

Haywards Bay

West Lake Okoboji

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