Duluth, GA asked in Real Estate Law for Georgia

Q: I am supposed to close on my mortgage refinance tomorrow, which will take my ex's name off the mortgage. He refuses to

sign the Quit Deed until the refinance is complete. My mortgage broker says if he doesn't sign the Quit Deed that the payoff from my new lender to my old lender will not take place and the refi will not go through. So, what is the truth? Is there an amount of time after I sign the refi that he could sign the Quit Deed? I'm so scared my refi will fall through due to him waiting to sign the Quit Deed.

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Vincent Gallo
Vincent Gallo

A: If you Ex is currently on title, if he does not sign the new deed, you’re not closing.

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