Brittany Washington is an experienced closer with Community National Title.

Brittany Washington is a senior escrow officer with Community National Title.

On Oct. 3, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s “Know Before You Owe” rules will go into effect. This has made some real estate agents a little nervous. How can they avoid delays? How can they manage their clients expectations?

We wanted to get the low-down on how the new rules will affect closings, so we asked Brittany Washington, an experienced closer at Community National Title. Not only is Washington the beauty and brains behind the brand’s weekly “Title Tip Thursday” feature, but she was able to break down the issues real estate agents may encounter during closing in an easily digestible way.

Jump to find out how you can smooth out your closings after the new CFPB rules go into effect.