Escrow Agent

Business / Taxes / Escrow Agent: An escrow agent is the person or group that holds certain of your assets in an escrow account while you negotiate the final terms of a contract. For example, if you are buying a home, the escrow agent would hold the down payment you make when your offer is accepted until the purchase is finalized.

Other Words for Agent

Agent Noun Synonyms: representative, intermediary, go-between, proxy, emissary, delegate, spokesman, spokeswoman, spokesperson, deputy, substitute, surrogate, advocate, emissary, legate, envoy, factor
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Escrow Instructions

Business / Real Estate / Escrow Instructions: In a sales transaction, a writing signed by buyer and seller that details the procedures necessary to close a transaction and directs the escrow agent how to proceed. Sometimes the buyer and seller ex MORE

Final Escrow Instructions

Business / Real Estate / Final Escrow Instructions: Statements prepared by the escrow agent which reflect the final figures and instructions required to close escrow. MORE

Non-Agent

Business / Real Estate / Non-Agent: An intermediary between a buyer and seller, or landlord and tenant, who assists both parties with a transaction without representing either. Also known as a facilitator, transaction broker, transactio MORE

Oxidizing Agent

Science / Chemistry / Oxidizing Agent: A reactant that removing electrons from other reactants in a chemical reaction. Oxidizing agents cause other substances to be oxidized in chemical reactions while they themselves are reduced. For exam MORE

Paying Agent

Business / Finance / Paying Agent: An agent who makes principal and interest payments to bondholders on behalf of the issuer. MORE

Pseudo-Agent

Life Style / Travel / Pseudo-Agent: Someone claiming to be a travel agent who really isn't watch out for these types. They often produce bogus id cards, and can disappear when problems arise. Check credentials before doing business with MORE

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