I represented a seller and sold their home, which closed two weeks ago. The buyer’s agent contacted me today regarding a mistake just now found in the closing statement.

Legal Q&A | Agent’s Duty to Review Closing Statement for Accuracy and Notify Parties of Errors

QUESTION: I represented a seller and sold their home, which closed two weeks ago. The buyer’s agent contacted me today regarding a mistake just now found in the closing statement. The buyer’s agent requested that I contact my seller and inform them that money was needed to correct the disbursements made at closing because the seller had agreed to make an additional concession in lieu of repairs that was left off of the closing statement. I reviewed the closing statement carefully and didn’t notice the error, but what responsibilities do I have to ensure accuracy? Additionally, what liability does my seller have to pay the money now demanded?



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