Articles on “Escrow”

MARK STROMBOTNE WILL SPEAK AT THE ANNUAL NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ESCROW ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE ON JULY 15, 2011

Monday, June 20th, 2011

Real estate attorney Mark Strombotne will be a guest speaker at the upcoming Northern California Escrow Association Conference on July 15, 2011 at 2:30 p.m. in San Ramon, CA.   The title of Mark’s topic is:  “How to avoid Black Magic or Escrow Liability in a Short Sale”.  The NorCal Escrow Conference will be held at the Marriott Hotel, 2600 Bishop Drive, San Ramon, California 94583.  You need not be a member of the Association to attend. 

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ESCROW AGENT’S DUTY TO COMPLY WITH LENDER’S INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS CONTINUES EVEN AFTER THE CLOSE OF ESCROW

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

An escrow agent’s duty to disclose the distribution of loan monies to the lender, as agreed in the closing instructions, does not end upon close of escrow but continues until all monies have been distributed and the loans are closed.  Plaza Home Mortgage, Inc. v. North American Title Company, Inc.  184 CA4th 130 (2010).

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