Category: Escrow and Title

Getting Your Real Estate Transaction Recorded

The King County Recorder’s Office has been maintaining records of all real estate transactions, marriage records and other documents submitted for public record since 1853. The method of recording these documents has evolved from a system of manual transcription to digitally scanning and indexing the documents. There are basic requirements dictated by the state legislature …

Escrow Matters

Agents often have strong feelings about which escrow companies they prefer to use and not use. This usually comes from good and bad experiences they have had throughout their careers. The reality is that besides the Realtor and the Mortgage Broker, the Escrow Agent is the most important person in the transaction process. A good …