When does a seller have to give the buyer the keys to the home?
Question Details: When are the keys transferred to the buyer - after seller closes, after the buyer closes, when the title is recorded in the new name?
At the closing of the home in question. At closing, the seller gets the money for the house and the buyer gets possession of and title to the house; from one moment after closing on, it is no longer the seller's house, but the buyer's. The buyer is entitled to the keys to his or her property; and the seller has no right to keep keys to another's home.
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