Buyer's Checklist

Funds for closing must be made in certified form. EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2017, all funds for closing over $1,000 must be wired into our escrow account. Please contact our law firm for wiring instructions and call to confirm them before sending the wire.

As the Buyer in a real estate transaction you can help ensure a smooth closing by being prepared to provide, either before or at closing, the following items:
  • Buyers Closing Information Sheet: Please fill out Buyer Closing Information sheet and return to our firm as soon as possible.

  • When and Where: Confirm that the closing date and time as scheduled meets with your expectations. Be sure you know which office location you need to attend. If you are not able to attend the closing, please inform our office immediately so we can help you obtain a Power of Attorney or provide you with mailaway service.

  • Spell-check: Please notify the firm if your name is misspelled, your address is incorrect or you notice any other typos or errors.

  • Identification: At least one, if not two, forms of legal identification with your picture are required. Play it safe and bring two picture IDs to closing.

  • All buyers listed on the contract and that will be on the deed, even if they are not on the loan, will need to be at the closing to sign documents.

  • Homeowner’s Insurance: Once your closing date and time are established please obtain homeowner’s insurance and have declaration page forwarded to our firm.

  • Special Accommodations: We are happy to assist with any special requests such as ensuring wheel chair access, welcoming language translators, or scheduling separate times for closing. Please let us know of such requests in advance so we will be prepared.

  • Funds for closing must be made in certified form. You may wire the funds into our trust account or you can bring certified check/cashier check to closing. If wired, please reference your name and property address. All funds should be made out to Bagwell & Corley Law Firm, PC.

  • Original Documents: If required, please bring whatever original documents as requested by our firm, your agent or your lender. For example, bring originals of Powers of Attorney, Gift fund letters, homeowners insurance, termite letters, tax returns and repair invoices
Click to upload a .pdf copy:  Buyer's Closing Information 

Bagwell & Corley Law Firm, PC

Walhalla Office:
PO Box 400
603 W Main St. 
Walhalla, SC 29691

Seneca Office:
10121 Clemson Blvd. Suite D
Seneca, SC 29678

Powdersville Office:
4891 Hwy 153 Suite D
Easley, SC 29642

Anderson Office:
100 Miracle Mile Dr, Suite F
Anderson, SC 29621