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Home Selling in 15220 : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Oct 28, 2015
Amelia Robinette answered:
You'd have to have an attorney review your contract for specifics.

In my jurisdiction if a buyer agrees to purchase 'as-is' (there are a couple different areas in the contract where this is addressed specifically) they usually indicate the contract IS NOT contingent on a home inspection. Which means they are obligated to purchase regardless of what comes up in an inspection.

Is the contract IS contingent on home inspection, the seller has the option to refuse any repairs requested. If they cancel the contract, the buyer should be entitled to their earnest money deposit returned, but it's unlike the buyer will recover any inspection costs.

Sounds like you went into this without a realtor representing you. Every contract is different, so get a real estate attorney to review and let you know of your obligations and options.
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Fri Oct 24, 2008
Eric Thompson - Coldwell Banker - www.EATHOMPSON.com answered:
Dan - I looked at houses that sold in September and October 2008 in all price ranges for zip code 15220. The average time on the market from listing date to contract date is 90 days. 81 days is the median. There were 26 home transactions during this time period. Feel free to e-mail me if you need more information: eric.thompson@pittsburghmoves.com ... more
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