For your convenience, The John McFadden Team at RE/MAX Hometown is supplying a list of tasks which require completion by you before or after Settlement.


Before Settlement:

  • Call utility companies to transfer service:
    • Peco Energy/Exelon - 1-800-494-4000
    • Aqua Water Company - 1-800-711-4779
  • Call Internet Provider, cable, alarm,  and phone to transfer or adjust service billing address.
  • Call Moving Company.
  • Cancel HomeOwner Policy after settlement and apply for pro rata refund of policy premium.
  • Bring Keys to settlement.



Before Settlement:

  • Obtain a bank or cashier's check payable to the title company.
  • Provide your lender with a copy of your homeowner's insurance policy and the bill or paid receipt PRIOR TO SETTLEMENT.  Bring the original to settlement.  Be sure that the policy names your mortgage company as the loss payee.
  • Contact your lender to review any outstanding conditions of loan approval.
  • Contact PECO to transfer gas and/or electric service to your name (1-800-494-4000).
  • Contact Bell Atlantic/Verizon to arrange for telephone service (1-800-640-4155).
  • Contact the Township regarding water, sewer, & trash removal.
  • Contact the Postal Service to change your address.
  • Make arrangements with your agent for a "Pre-settlement walk through".
  • If this is a condominium or homeowner's association please contact the association for any forms that you may need.
  • Photo identification will be required at settlement.
  • Your movers will not have access to the house until settlement is completed.
  • If you are not planning to attend settlement please contact your Settlement Coordinator immediately!
  • Any Power of Attorney being used must be approved by your mortgage company and title company PRIOR TO SETTLEMENT.  The original must be at settlement.


These are some links that might be of interest to you. Please check often to see which ones change.

Peco Energy Company 1-800-494-4000
Aqua Water Company     1-800-711-4779
Verizon 1-800-640-4155
Chester Water Authority 1-610-876-8181
Philadelphia Gas Works    1-215-235-1000
Philadelphia Water Department


Comcast Cable Company     1-877-208-1971
RCN Cable Company 1-866-658-8049       Commerce Mortgage Calculators                                                                 Pennasylvania Realtor Organization