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a written agreement (or property or money) delivered to a third party or put in trust by one party to a contract to be returned after fulfillment of some condition

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The Rancho Bernardo escrow company opened last June with 3 employees and expanded to a team of 14 in only 12 months
Increasing development and home sales have created demand for more escrow professionals in the area, officials said.
Software escrow has become so popular over the last two decades that many clients require an executed escrow agreement before signing a software license.
More often than not, the stock or asset sale agreement provides for some portion of the sales proceeds to be placed in escrow, or otherwise held back from the sales proceeds due the seller at closing.
In addition to providing coverage for losses if a land title is not free and clear of defects unknown when a title insurance policy was written, title insurers provide escrow services that allow buyers and sellers to interact with one another through a third party.
Margulies said the problem "all comes from the agency's inability to process cases timely, because if they can reach the tenant they won't require the escrow.
Experience in dealing with mortgage fraud incidents similar to those just mentioned has taught damaged lenders to look carefully at another possible source of recovery--the escrow company.
After an easy to follow Table of Contents, the escrow pamphlet is broken up into clear sections, including an Introduction and Brief Overview, Escrow Basics (with 26 questions and answers), Helpful Tips (7 tips are provided), a discussion entitled "Beware of Fraud" (with 7 additional points with regard to fraud avoidance), a Conclusion, and References for further research by or assistance to the reader.
The investigators said Universal officials were dipping into the escrow accounts of clients and using the money to pay the company's own bills, including payroll and office supplies.
A sale of relinquished property and purchase of replacement property does not qualify as an exchange, even if the sales proceeds are held outside of the seller's control in a trust or escrow, unless another person acts as a facilitator and exchanges property with the seller.
It involves the use of escrow agent firms to provide protection for escrow depositors and eliminate escrow deposit bookkeeping headaches for attorneys.
As the premier organization serving thousands of escrow professionals throughout California, CEA's entire executive board remains dedicated to the organization's mission of providing the most up-to-date information available about important escrow related matters," Fran Butler said.
In a historic move, California Attorney General Bill Lockyer has sued the state's title insurance and escrow industries, alleging that for nearly 30 years they misappropriated hundreds of millions of dollars in fees from property buyers.
461(f)(2) requirement (dealing with the transfer of money or other property to provide for the satisfaction of an asserted liability), the court agreed with Varied that the escrow agreement did not need to be signed by the claimant to qualify under Sec.
A new, innovative escrow service for New York-area attorneys and their real estate and business clients, with the potential for revolutionizing the way hundreds of thousands of escrow transactions are carried out each year, has been launched by a new company, First Independent Escrow, Inc.