What is Closer to Closing? What is Closer to Closing?
Closer to Closing (C2C) is an elevated transaction management service for real estate agents at an affordable per transaction cost, enhancing the contract to close experience through support and transparency behind the scenes. Ultimately enabling you to manage more business with less effort.
– Servicing Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia
Schedule a consultation to receive half off your first transaction
Why Partner with C2C? Why Partner with C2C?
You have 24/7 access to your agent portal
Visual snapshots of the status of contracts
Automated Task Management
Streamlined workflows which enhance transaction experience
Tailored Customer Service
Providing a five star transaction experience from contract to close
How it Works How it Works
Submit Your Contract
Upon submission of your contract, you will be guided through an online questionnaire to capture the crucial details of the transaction.
All Parties Benefit
C2C introduces all parties, delivers the contract to third parties, and sets expectations.
Attention to the Details
C2C will enforce contingency deadlines and will draft and circulate any necessary addenda.
Mark Your Calendar
C2C will manage all of the contract scheduling. EMD delivery, inspections, de-staging, walkthroughs, closing…and everything else the contract may call for!
Always in the Know
Receive weekly agent reports detailing statuses of active contracts.
Five Star Reviews
C2C will solicit testimonials to enhance your online marketing presence.
What C2C Will Do
- Review of contract & required addenda.
- Email detailed guidelines to clientele. All emails are customizable to your liking.
- Provide the clientele with information on preferred vendors during the transaction.
- Coordinate all inspections.
- Coordinate the delivery of EMD funds.
- Deliver the ratified contract to all parties. Engage in on-going correspondence with the title company and lenders to ensure:
- EMD funds are received and deposited into a non-interest bearing account.
- Lender application is submitted within seven days of ratification.
- Any necessary arrangements are made to schedule settlement, arrange a Power of Attorney if need, a remote, or early signing of settlement documents.
- The appraisal is ordered, coordinated, and delivered in a timely manner.
- The financing contingency is met and commitment letter is received by the date indicated in the ratified contract.
- Review the final ALTA/Closing Disclosure to verify fees. Ensure the Closing Disclosure is delivered within necessary guidelines.
- Verify wired funds are received.
- Order and deliver home warranty.
- Request/provide title insurance policy to the title company if the transaction is in DC or MD.
- Resale package is delivered and reviewed in timely manner. If listing, order the resale package.
- Schedule the final walkthrough in accordance to settlement.
- If listing, will coordinate the removal of staging furniture.
- Prepare, circulate, and deliver all necessary addenda as instructed.
- Provide clientele with guidelines on how to properly prepare for settlement.
- Request referrals and testimonials once the transaction has closed.
- Pre-ratfication offer
- Provide fully ratified contract and required addenda
- Attend inspections
- Attend final walkthrough
- Attend closing
- Contract negotiation
- Provide direction for addenda
- Collect commission
Meet the Face Behind C2C Meet the Face Behind C2C
“Ciara maintains great relationships with all consumers that she interacts with throughout her transactions. She is accurate, effective, and timely with her responses to make sure there is no room for confusion.”
– Local Agent –
“Agents have a strong level of trust with Ciara knowing she prioritizes their business and client satisfaction at all times.”
– Local Agent –
“Ciara’s efficient work ethic allows agents to continue to go out and build their business without having to worry about anything on the backend.”
– Local Agent –
With a decade of rich experience, Closer to Closing orchestrator Ciara Lee is pursuing her passion in real estate. She strives to create a higher standard for the contract-to-close transaction experience for all parties involved in a real estate purchase or sale. A former sales agent with Century 21 and Keller Williams, Ciara has transitioned from roles as a Transaction Coordinator of a small foreclosure brokerage to being a Transaction Manager at Compass, managing over $150 million in real estate transactions in 2017.
You Might Be Wondering You Might Be Wondering
C2C is available between 8am until 5pm, Monday through Friday.
Through your agent portal, you have 24/7 access to the details of all of your transactions from your desktop and mobile device. When deadlines are approaching on weekends, C2C will proactively ensure the contingencies are satisfied the week leading up to a deadline.
All contract documentation is secured and shared with the agent. In order to provide document access to team members, the primary agent will need to provide authorization for additional agents and administrative support to have access. Contact information is stored in C2C’s transaction management software. Only the agent that submits the contract has access to the agent portal. Client contact information is ONLY shared with corresponding title companies and lenders that are servicing a transaction.
C2C is an independent company, with no ties to any other real estate service provider or brokerage. Our goal at C2C is to provide esteemed dedicated support so that you can generate more business with less effort, regardless of your real estate brokerage affiliation.
C2C will not attend settlements, walkthroughs, or inspections. C2C does not participate in any contract negotiations and will only service post ratification documentation. Pre-ratification documentation should be completed before it is submitted to C2C.
Yes! There is no team/agent that is too big or too small to work with C2C.
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