Documents Preparation

When a document needs to be reviewed, edited and approved by more than one person, good document management and control practices help prevent time-consuming missteps and confusion for all the parties involved. Good document management and control practices can reduce the time and resources necessary to prepare documents, prevent comments and edits from being lost in the shuffle and assure that all project participants are aware of changes to documents previously reviewed. Although the context of this guide is the preparation of documents needed for completing real estate transactions, the suggestions made below may be helpful in the preparation of a variety of documents.