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whats a purchase offer from?

  • September 24 2009 - Flatbush
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Once you find the home you want to buy, the next step is to write an offer – which is not as easy as it sounds. Your offer is the first step toward negotiating a sales contract with the seller. Since this is just the beginning of negotiations, you should put yourself in the seller's shoes and imagine his or her reaction to everything you include. Your goal is to get what you want, and imagining the seller's reactions will help you attain that goal.

The offer is much more complicated than simply coming up with a price and saying, this is what I'll pay. Because of the huge dollar amounts involved, especially in today's litigious society, both you and the seller want to build in protections and contingencies to protect your investment and limit your risk.
  • September 25 2009
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Most "Builder Contracts" have been drafted by Attorneys for the Builder / Developer, and those Contracts are stacked in favor of the Builder. 

 Please see a Real Estate Attorney before signing any Document that you do not completely understand.


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Best wishes,
  Fred Griffin
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  • September 24 2009
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It is the purchase agreement the builder is going to have you use instead of the regular CAR purchase agreement re-sale agents use. The builder puts in their own verbiage. I use to work as a sales consultant for 2 major builders and they all use their own forms.
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