Frequently Asked Questions

What is Escrow?

An escrow is a deposit of funds, a deed of other instruments by one party to another party upon the completion of a particular condition or event.

Why do I need Escrow?

Whether you are the buyer, seller, or lender, you want to have assurance that no funds changes hands until all terms and conditions to the transaction that you entered have been fulfilled and completed to the satisfaction of all parties concerned. The Escrow holder has the obligation to safeguard the funds and /or documents that are deposited to us for this purpose and to disburse funds only when all provisions to the transaction are completed.

What do I need to do while in Escrow?

The active process of the transaction is performed by the principals. COMMUNICATION in an escrow is so important. Communicate to all players to your transaction. It is vital to the success of any escrow, Communicate with your escrow officer, real estate broker / agent, lender, insurance company, and or / inspection company. Communication and working together will result to a happy ending of a successful closing of escrow.

What Services does Arch Escrow provide?

Arch Escrow provides the greatest quality care in services regarding:

Sale escrows Homes, Apartments, Condominiums, Vacant land.

Commercial Retail and Industrials, Hotel/Motel

Subdivision Tract including Condominium and PUD.

Business Sales (Bulk Transfer) Businesses, Liquor license transfers

Refinances 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, Trust De