A real estate purchase agreement in Albuquerque, New Mexico is the very first document in the paperwork required to purchase real estate. A potential buyer submits the purchase agreement with their terms of buying the property. If the seller agrees to those terms, they sign and return the agreement, but if they don’t agree to the terms, they make a counter-offer with their terms. The counter-offer by both parties continues until an agreement is met, or both parties decide to reject the terms altogether and discontinue negotiations.
Important things to be included in a purchase agreement: 1. Names of the buyers and sellers involved in the agreement. 2. A legal description. 3. Purchase amount and terms of buying. 4. The expiration date of the offer. 5. Signatures of all parties involved in the contract.
Documents to create a unique term to the agreement: 1. Earnest money 2. Property terms and conditions 3. Allowances, restrictions, and boot (i.e. in-kind assets)
The real estate purchase agreement ensures that the remaining documents are complete and correct. You should read through the entire purchase agreement before signing it, and have it reviewed by a lawyer. This is an important step in buying and selling real estate and should not be overlooked. You should have an attorney, or a tax professional review your options to address any questions regarding the contract terms.