Escrow Instructions Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Escrow Instructions, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Escrow Instructions?

n. the written instructions by buyer and seller of real estate given to a title company, escrow company or individual escrow in “closing” a real estate transaction. These instructions are generally prepared by the escrow holder and then approved by the parties and their agents.