Any local Real Estate Agent will have the professional state or local form used for a purchase agreement, but this is not a form that can be accessed without using a licensed agent. Otherwise you can hire an attorney to create one for you. You may be able to find a pretty basic one at Staples.... more
There are seldom such lists. A Realtor can search listings and see if any property is listed that way. Or there are other ways of searching. See my blog at http://bit.ly/FindALeaseOption The type of seller you're looking for is the same in a contract for deed and a lease-option.
There are a few houses in the area that are offered on contract. Since your question was posted in June, you may have already have found your house, but if not please contact me at 319-231-5225 and I can give you some details of what is available!... more
Why not consider working with an agent of your own; he/she can provide you with suitable listings, keep you updated as new listings arrive on the market, provide any necessary information, schedule showings, etc.; be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously.... more
Assuming that you mean you have submitted a contract on a home, I have to answer. The conditions of the stimulus are that you have CLOSED on the home by November 30, 2009. If you don't close the deal by hen, you lose out. GET MOVING!... more
Wow, that can run the gamut....minimum could be losing your earnest money but if there are other losses incurred by the seller you could be looking at other damages depending on the circumstances... I'd like to be more specific but without details and not wanting to give counsel on a transaction I'm not representing... more
Talk to your Realtor and read your contract. Most Purchase and Sale Agreements require the seller to continue to maintain the property in the same condition as when you purchased. I
Furthermore, most states require that if there were existing conditions in the home that were not visible, the sellers and the seller's agent should have disclosed that information. Ask your Realtor to call the listing Realtor to resolve these problems.
If there are no Realtors involved, we are not attorneys and cannot provide legal advice, but we suggest you might want to contact the seller calmly and tell give them the list of problems and the expected costs to repair. If they do not respond, you may want to consult an attorney. This cost of the repairs may or may not warrant this action. Of course, if you win the legal action, whoever wins generally pays the legal fees. Hopefully the seller would have the funds to do so if they lose. You could also try Small Claims Court.... more