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Chicago Title Insurance Company offers you experienced escrow settlement agents who are well trained in real estate closing procedures and the issuance of title insurance. Our agents act as a disinterest third party who follows the instructions of the principals. Their wealth of technical experience and knowledge of how to keep track of all the transaction details is your assurance of a smooth closing. Chicago Title’s escrow settlement agents get the job done with efficiency and accuracy.

 Chicago will perform the following functions in processing your escrow settlement: 

  •  Prepare and distribute title commitment;
  •  Locate and order surveys;
  •  Review title commitment and clear objections to title; 
  • Order and distribute survey, if requested; 
  • Order and distribute Flood Searches, if requested; 
  • Prepare and file Notice of Settlement;
  • Prepare Affidavit of Title for purchaser; 
  • Order Mortgage Payoff Statements for existing mortgages;
  • Order Condominium Common Charge Statements and Insurance Certificates; 
  • Prepare HUD-1 or HUD-1A Settlement Statement and forward to appropriate parties for review; 
  • Schedule the closing; 
  • Process lender’s mortgage package for closing; 
  • Disburse funds pursuant to lender’s instructions and in accordance with HUD-1 or HUD-1A Settlement Statement;
  • Record and/or file applicable closing documents; 
  • Return executed documents as instructed to lender; 
  • Return, when available, original recorded documents and/or copies thereof to proper parties; 
  • Forward original loan and owner's policies as directed.

To contact an escrow agent near you, click on the Find an Office link provided above. For more specific answers to your escrow settlement questions, use the links provided below:

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