Do I need to attend the closing? Can I sign all the papers in advance and mail them to the closing or have my attorney take them to the closing?

Updated March 13, 2023.

Typically, sellers do not need to attend closing. Sellers often sign the necessary papers before the closing, which are then delivered to the closing by their attorney. Buyers, on the other hand, typically need to attend the closing since the lender requires them to be present to sign all of the mortgage lending documents at that time.

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