Written by attorney Abbott McWhorter Martinson

Alabama Real Estate Closing Checklist

Alabama Real Estate Closing Checklist:

Prior to the Closing, we will need the following information:

  1. Copy the signed contract, including any and all addendums

  2. Contact information for the Buyers, Sellers and Realtors (name, email, phone numbers, and addresses)

  3. Name and contact information for the Buyer’s Mortgage Lender/Broker/Banker (name, email, phone numbers and address).

  4. Homeowners Association contact information, including contact name, address and telephone number, if any.

  5. A Copy of the Termite Letter, if needed.

  6. All loan payoff information for the Seller, including contact information for each loan, account numbers and Social Security numbers for all parties on the loan

  7. Is a survey needed?

  8. Home Warranty Information, if applicable

  9. Copies of the Deeds, Mortgages, Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney or Corporate Documents related to the parties

  10. Buyer’s hazard insurance agent information (company, name, email, and phone number)

  11. A list of any repairs and invoices, if any

  12. If a Power of Attorney is to be used by any party, then it must be approved by the closing attorney and the Borrower’s lender, prior to the closing

Please bring the following to the Closing:

  1. Current driver’s license for identification

  2. Social Security number or tax identification number for Seller and Buyer

  3. Certified Funds or Bank Wire for all closing funds from Buyer

  4. Original approved Power of Attorney, which has been notarized

Martinson & Beason, P.C.


115 North Side Square

Huntsville, Alabama 35801-4822

phone: (256) 533-1667

Fax: (256) 533-1696

PLEASE CONTACT: A. Mac Martinson, Esq.

[email protected]

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