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Performance Property Real Estate Question

Home-Related Documents You Need To Save

Q: Gerald, we just closed on our first home.  We got a ton of paperwork throughout the process, especially at the end when we finally got the keys.  Which of the documents should we keep? Harriet, Belleville, NJ A: I’m going to give you a half dozen home-related documents you definitely should keep in a safe place: Hud-1 settlement statement title policy Deed Survey Mortgage or deed of trust (if you have one) Promissory note (if you have a mortgage or deed of trust) The HUD-1 Settlement Statement is a document that lists all charges and credits to the buyer and to the seller in a real estate transaction–you definitely should keep the Hud-1 from the purchase of your home […]

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