A home closing is the date when the sales transaction for the purchase of a home is finally complete. Fortunately, if you’ve worked with a great real estate professional and a reliable mortgage lender, you should be able to anticipate a smooth house closing.

As per the 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, update from the National Hurricane Center, Dorian was 25 miles southeast of Croix with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph. Meteorologists from the NHC say Dorian is expected to strengthen, nearing hurricane strength when it approaches the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico later Wednesday. The storm is expected to hit Florida in the next two days. For more information, check the 5 p.m. update from the National Hurricane Center.