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As soon as the seller signs the deed over to you at the closing table, it is your house. That means that you can move in immediately afterward, regardless of what the seller says. The deed is completely legally binding once executed and there is nothing that requires that it even be recorded. People record deeds to put the world on notice that they are the owner of the property.
But as soon as it is signed and notarized, the seller has no further legal rights to the property. As long as you don't sign something agreeing not to move in, you are free to do so immediately after closing.
As an aside, in addition to being an attorney, I have also been a licensed Realtor for over 13 years...
No, nothing at all... it is your house. You just show them the deed or a copy of it and they will tell her to leave your property.
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