Signature Walks in AIRwalk

October 28th, 2013
Signature Escrow & Title Services, LLC staff joined together to support Arts In Reach 3rd annual AIRwalk on October 19th. AIR provides enriching afterschool and vacation programs in performance and visual arts for teen girls in Rockingham and Strafford Counties. AIR helps girls gain key life skills such as collaboration, goal-setting, leadership, and communication while discovering new and creative means of self-expression. For more information go to

You have just purchased a new home. Whats next?

October 1st, 2013

Keys – Consider changing the locks of your new home upon moving in.

Utilities-Contact local service providers and make arrangements for electric, gas/oil, water, phone and cable. Its best to give them at least a weeks notice.

Owners Title Insurance Policy-You will receive your owners policy in the mail within 4-6 weeks of closing.

Recorded Deed-Once recorded in the county registry of deeds, the original deed will be mailed directly to you, generally within 4-6 weeks.

Loan Payments –At the closing, information regarding how to make your first payment was given to you.  You should receive a statement in the mail before your first payment is due.  If you do not receive a t statement, or have questions, contact your loan officer.

Property Taxes -At the closing, taxes were prorated between you and the seller based on the number of days remaining in the tax period.  Even if you are escrowing for your taxes, it is still YOUR obligation to make sure taxes are paid when due.  Find out the process; how the lender receives the tax bill and if there is anything you need to do to make sure it is paid on time.

Address change- Contact your local Post Office and DMV to update your address as needed.

We are committed to conducting a professional and stress-free closing experience.  Our knowledgeable professionals welcome your title and closing questions at every point in the real estate transaction.