Get it in writing. Accepting a written offer to purchase your home converts that purchase offer into a functioning agreement, so remember that you are accepting all of the written terms as they are laid out. In a real estate transaction, the purchase offer and the defining rules of that offer come at the same time, so there is no “do over” period if you would like to then raise the price or change your mind. Click here to learn the details.
Let’s look at some specific questions sent in by DearMonty readers from across the country. Read more Q&A articles about the “Planning with Experts” stage of the Home Selling process: