escrow escrow  /ɛ ˈskroʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a written agreement (or property or money) delivered to a third party or put in trust by one party to a contract to be returned after fulfillment of some condition

Usage(s):

  1. For more expensive items, use a legitimate escrow service like Escrow.
  2. We can use the escrow agreement, the written understandings and today's telex messages combined to cover any possible procedural problem.
  3. ES: While he's alleged to have taken $600,000 in diamonds and cash, along with $800,000 in an escrow account, it doesn't seem to have been all about money.

News

  1. Friends, family remember Burbank couple

    Sherri Retterer was the most personable officer in the escrow department at Benton-Franklin Title Co
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Tri-City Herald

  2. Escrow of the West Announces the Addition of Victor Reshetnikov as Escrow Officer

    Escrow of the West, one of the largest independent, full-service escrow companies in Southern California, welcomes Victor Reshetnikov as Escrow Officer to its Warner Center branch office. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10825087.htm
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. VentureTrac, a New Mobile Real Estate Technology from New Venture Escrow is Now Available on the Apple App Store

    VentureTrac™, a new mobile real estate technology provides real-time escrow tracking from your iPhone or iPad. The new mobile app tracks the progress of every escrow offering transparency in every escrow transaction to REALTORS®, buyers and sellers and is now available on the Apple App Store. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/VentureTrac-mobile-app/real ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "We need them to generate revenue to be able to pay us," said Mr. Barbour, a Republican. "I worry that this escrow account reduces the chance of that rather than increasing the chances of that."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Haley Barbour Source: New York Times (blog)

  2. "I have said since the beginning that BP ought to be responsible for all of this cleanup," Boehner said. "The fact is that they've agreed to put this $20 billion in escrow. I don't know what context Mr. Barton was making that remark, but I'm...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: John Boehner Source: TPMDC (blog)

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