Yes you can. I am licensed in both Michigan and Florida and have done closings in both states with a notary. I have also had a title company send a closer to where the buyer is staying. Just be sure you or your agent take a look at the closing papers prior to closing to be sure everything is accurate.
It certainly can be remote with Notary, provided all parties agree to it. If you are in a State that uses Title Companies to close, they can often locate an affiliate in your local area to do a "witness closing" as well. You will need to overnight the "original" documents to the closing location after signing. It is very common..
I think it might depend on which state you are in. I have had at least three transactions that have been closed by buyers out of state at the time. Buyers in Washington are rarely present on closing day anyway as they usually sign in advance and the process of closing happens after the fact.
As a Michigan licensed real estate professional I often have closings where the seller is never present. This is particularly common in bank owned properties. The banks being located out of state are not at closing. But it may mean that you close â€œin escrowâ€ so that there is a day or two delay in the faxing of documents to the seller. It is a common situation that your Buyers Agent can explain.
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