Property Tax Prorations

The purpose of a proration in a sale transaction is to fairly divide property expenses like taxes and association dues between the Seller and Buyer so that each party is paying only for those days which he actually owns the property. The property tax year does not follow the standard calendar year. The tax year runs from July 1st of … Read More

What is Sub-Escrow?

As a practical matter, the escrow holder delegates certain settlement duties to the title company who is charged with insuring the delivery of a clear title at closing. What is sub-escrow? As a sub-agent of the escrow holder, the title company’s payoff department – also called the sub-escrow department — will receive the loan proceeds from the buyer/borrower’s new lender … Read More

The County Office at your Service

Residents of San Diego County can manage many common civic errands simply with e-links and fillable forms available on the County Office website: Applications for Tax Reassessment Vital Records requests Change of Address forms Find the complete list of forms and services at: Looking for more helpful resources? Check out our list of helpful links here! Case Escrow is proud … Read More

Why Independent Escrow?

Peace of mind. That should be what an escrow company provides to all parties involved in a real estate transaction. According to an excerpt from The Escrow Institute of California, “The escrow holder has the obligation to safeguard the funds and/or documents while they are in the possession of the escrow holder, and to disburse funds and/or convey title only … Read More