When it comes to your escrow closing needs, Baines will provide you with the peace of mind you can count on. The escrow process was developed to help facilitate the sale or purchase of your home, a property, refinancing or any other real estate transaction. As every escrow is unique and some more complex than others, you can rely on our team to help you through the entire process.

You can count on our escrow department to assist you with the following services:

  • Clearing title matters
  • Estimated closing statements
  • Trust account for funds held in Escrow (i.e, Earnest Money deposits)

Our experienced escrow team will provide you with clear and prompt answers to your questions, proactive communications throughout all your transactions with us and an efficient turnaround time on documents and correspondence.

What we do for you.
The escrow process was developed to help facilitate the sale or purchase of your home or property. The escrow closer accomplishes this by:

–  Acting as the impartial “stakeholder”, or depository of documents and funds.

–   Processing and coordinating the flow of documents and funds.

–   Keeping all parties informed of progress on the escrow.

–   Responding to the lender’s requirements.

–   Securing a title insurance policy.

–   Obtaining approvals of reports and documents from the parties as required.

–   Prorating and adjusting insurance, taxes, rents, etc.

–   Recording the deed and loan documents.

–   Maintaining security and accountability of monies owed and owing.

If you’d like more information on the escrow process, please visit our FAQ page. We also have an online Title and Escrow Form for your convenience. If you have any escrow questions, please don’t hesitate to call us at 509.422.3420 or email We’re here to help you.