LoginTake This Course

Closing a Real Estate Deal

9 Steps to Get You from Signed Contract to Closing Table


15 Video Modules


28 minutes



About This Course

Just because the contract is signed doesn’t mean the deal is closed. Don’t begin celebrating until you’ve taken that deal and hit every check point in the closing process. Copy the tools and tips provided in this course to make your life easier. After taking this course, you’ll be able to sail through the close with confidence and competence.

Here’s What You’ll Learn

  • What documents and tools you will need to begin closing
  • Due diligence items that you can’t forget to take care of
  • How to understand the nuts and bolts of legally-binding contracts
  • How to handle the money details of the deal
  • How to find the right type of insurance for your property
  • How to be a boss and manage the process and your team

Deslyn O’Dell

Founder of Key2 Homes

Deslyn O’Dell has been investing in real estate for the past 15 years in California and Idaho. She and her husband are both full-time real estate investors and founders of Key2 Homes, LLC, a company focused on renovations, joint ventures, and new construction projects. Deslyn is a licensed Idaho Realtor and has an Interior Design degree from BYU. Her past experience includes 12 years at HP delivering web-based computer documentation and owning a company that actively engaged in stock/futures trading. Deslyn’s passion is re-designing real estate and helping people re-design their futures by seeing the possibilities.

Here’s Exactly What You’ll Learn in This Course

  1. Overview

    Deslyn O’Dell, founder of Key2Homes, introduces her course on how to get the closing process moving along as quickly and efficiently as possible to result in cash in your hand.

  2. Preparing for a Successful Close

    Like anything in life, you need to be prepared in order to have a successful close. Keep these tips in mind when getting ready for the close.

  3. What Do You Need to Start Closing

    You’ll receive insider information and advice on how to handle escrow.

  4. The Due Diligence Phase

    Find out what due diligence you need to perform as both buyer or seller to ensure a smooth closing process.

  5. Title Company

    Learn how to utilize the help of title companies to keep the close as transparent and fluid as possible.

  6. Addendums and Disclosures

    Addendums and disclosures are legally-binding on all parties and should be read carefully and handled with scrutiny.

  7. Appraisals

    Follow this guideline on how to deal with appraisals no matter if you are buying or selling.

  8. Funding

    Funding is at the core of any sale. Without it, your deal falls through. Learn that you need to do to make sure the deal is successful.

  9. After Due Diligence

    After you have taken care of the due diligence items, there are just a handful of remaining actions to take until the deal officially closes.

  10. Insurance

    Avoid the rookie mistake of getting the wrong type of insurance policy. This module shows you how to figure out what kind of insurance you’ll need.

  11. Working with Lenders

    This is usually the most stressful part of any closing process. Mimic the tips in this section so you can have a stress-free experience working with lenders.

  12. Coordinate and Communicate Details

    Copy and paste this checklist to your own closing progression and create a system that you can follow every time.

  13. Final Closing and Walkthrough

    One last step before the end of the closing process, here’s how to get it done.

  14. Managing the Closing Process

    You are in charge of the closing process. This is what you should know.

  15. Final Thoughts

    This course ends with some last things to know before you take on the closing process.

Downloadable Resources
Included With This Course
  • Appraisal Packet Sample
  • Closing Preparation Checklist (Buyer)
  • Closing Preparation Checklist (Seller)
  • Escrow Take Sheet
  • Sample Closing Disclosure
  • The Closing Process
  • Warranty Deed

Total Watch Time

Broken into the 15 bite-sized video modules for even the busiest of schedules.

Woman sitting at desk using her smart phone

Watch On-Demand

Learn at your desk, in the gym, or on-the-go with our innovative online classroom.

Smiling man using smart watch and taking a break from working out

Life-Changing Takeaways

You’ll discover specific hacks, tips, & advice that can impact your life immediately!

About WealthFit

We’re an online learning company dedicated to helping you boost your financial & entrepreneurial skills.

Our mission is to make the world’s best education on money, investing, & entrepreneurship accessible to everyone online & on-demand.

Closing a Real Estate Deal” is one of 107 courses available now in our premium course library.

We’ve Been Featured In

Entrepreneur logoFincon logoThrive Global logoForbes logoiTunes Top 200

Here’s What Our 21,000+ Members Are Saying

This training is everything I hoped it would be. It confirmed and added more detail to what I had already learned about building wealth. Thanks for all the great info, and now I'm even more excited to go out and get started!

Darrin Scott

Rancho Cucamonga, California

Explosive! This training touched base on all the things that I wondered about building wealth and needed to understand.

Venus Amos

Detroit, Michigan

I am so thankful to FINALLY get started on building financial freedom. You have given me the confidence that I can do it, and I truly appreciate the wealth of information and experience that is made available here.

Ben Vanderhoff

Greenwood, Indiana

Make an Investment in Yourself Today!

Get Instant Access to Closing a Real Estate Deal

… Or Become a Premium Member and Unlock Our Entire Library of 107 Life-Changing Online Courses!

Course Only

Closing a Real Estate Deal
Online Course

Closing a Real Estate Deal

Downloadable Tools

To Help You Master The Topic

Take This Course

Course + Membership

Closing a Real Estate Deal
Today Then $49/mo
Online Courses

On Money, Investing,
Entrepreneurship, & Personal Growth - Including Closing a Real Estate Deal

Downloadable Tools

Valuable Worksheets, Checklists, and Guides To Help You Take Action on What You Learn!

New Courses Weekly

From Top Investors & Entrepreneurs

Premium Member Community

For Live, Interactive Course Q&A

… and a whole lot more!
Activate My Membership

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is WealthFit membership for?

WealthFit membership is for anyone who wants to become a better money-maker, investor, or entrepreneur. If that’s you, then we invite you to give WealthFit a try!

What are WealthFit courses like?

Each course consists of approximately 60 minutes of video training that you can watch on-demand from your phone or computer – plus all the downloadable tools, templates, and “cheat sheets” you need to take action on what you’re learning!

Who teaches WealthFit courses?

Our courses are taught by over 45 of the top investors & entrepreneurs in the world. These amazing individuals have joined us in our mission to raise financial literacy and share their tools, tips, and tricks with you!


Make an Investment in Yourself Today!

Get Instant Access to Closing a Real Estate Deal
or Join Us in WealthFit Premium Membership

See Purchase Options