Not that it’s a bad thing, mind you. But nevertheless … one of the consequences of having seven escrows running simultaneously (not to mention two short sale listings currently at the bank) is that there’s a tun of paperwork to work through.
Earnest deposits, inspection reports, insurance claims history reports, preliminary title reports, offers and counter offers, addenda and airport notices. It all adds up.
If I were bright, I’d use a transaction coordinator but I still haven’t gotten the hang of the whole hands off thing. Times like today, when I’m uploading papers left and right to update more than a half-dozen repairs, I definitely wish I had taken that plunge.
Thank goodness for the simplicity of Docusign, which allows my clients to electronically sign paperwork in moments and return it in pdf form. Some pleostene-era lenders (hello, HUD and Fannie Mae) still don’t allow electronic signatures but, for everyone else, it’s a matter of convenience I can’t believe I did without until late last summer.
And with that done – this post, after all, was little more than a chance to take a break from the paperwork and give the Google monster some fresh content – I return to the mount to see what else needs to be uploaded.