As a buyer or seller, if you’ve made it to closing day, well, congrats! The final step in the real estate transaction can be an exciting one. It can also mean hidden costs, agent fees, negotiation stalemates, and occasional disappointment if the sale unexpectedly falls through. Trulia can walk you through this step in the process, with articles that highlight the things a good closing agent should do and how to anticipate potential problems that can make your home sale fall apart. And for when you finally make it to closing day (yay!), follow our checklist of essential tasks to tackle prior to sitting down to sign those many closing documents.