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AGREEMENT TO PURCHASE REAL ESTATE
The undersigned (herein “Purchaser”) hereby offers to purchase from the owner (herein “Seller”) the real estate
located at _____________________________in the city of__________________________, County
of_________________, State of___________________________, the legal description of which
upon the following terms and conditions:
1. Purchase Price and Conditions of Payment
The purchase price shall be _______________________________________Dollars ($___________) to be paid in
accordance with subparagraph________________________, below:
A: Cash. The purchase price shall be paid in its entirety in cash at the time of closing the sale.
B: Cash Subject to New Mortgage. The purchase price shall be paid in cash at the time of closing the sale
subject, however, to Purchaser’s ability to obtain a first mortgage loan within __________days after the
acceptance of this offer by Seller in the amount of $______________, payable in not less than
______________monthly installments, including interest at a rate not to exceed _____________% financing. If
such financing cannot be obtained within the time specified above then either Purchaser or Seller may terminate
this agreement and any earnest money deposited by Purchaser will be promptly refunded.
C: Cash Subject to Existing Mortgage. The purchase price shall be paid in cash at the time of closing the sale
after deducting from the purchase price the then outstanding balance due and owing under the existing mortgage
in favor of _____________, dated_____________, 20___, in the original amount of $________________; of such
mortgage debt is approximately $________________ as of _________________, 20____.
D: Cash With Assumption of Existing Mortgage. The purchase price shall be paid in cash at the time of the
closing of the sale after deducting from the purchase price the then outstanding balance due and owing under the
existing mortgage in favor of _______________, dated_________________, 20___,having a present balance of
approximately $___________________________, as of _______________, 20___, which the purchaser hereby
assumes and agrees to pay in accordance with its terms and to perform all of its provisions; purchaser shall pay
any and all payments coming due after the closing of the sale. Any transfer fees required by the mortgage shall be
E: Sale by Land Contract. The purchase price shall be paid in accordance with the certain land contract
attached hereto and incorporated into this contract by this reference. The down payment to be made at the time of
closing this sale shall be $_____________and the balance of $____________shall be paid at the rate of
___________% per annum.
2. Earnest Money Deposit
As earnest money Purchaser deposits $__________________with the broker which shall be applied to the
purchase price at the time of closing the sale. In the event that this offer is not accepted by Seller this earnest
money deposit shall be promptly refunded to Purchaser by the broker. In the event that this offer is accepted by
Seller and Purchaser shall fail to perform the terms of this agreement the earnest money deposit shall be forfeited
as and for liquidated damages suffered by Seller. Seller is not, however, precluded from asserting any other legal
or equitable remedy, which may be available to enforce this agreement.
3. Real Estate Taxes, Assessments, and Adjustments
Real Estate Taxes accrued against the property shall be prorated through the date of closing the sale and Seller
shall pay all taxes allocated to the property through that date of acceptance of this offer to purchase. Rents, if any,
shall be prorated through the date of closing and all rent deposits shall be transferred to Purchaser. Existing
casualty insurance shall be canceled/prorated through the date of closing.
4. Title to the Property
Seller shall provide purchaser prior to the closing and promptly after the acceptance of this offer, at Seller’s
expense and at Seller’s option an abstract of title to the property brought down to date or an owner’s policy of title
insurance in an amount equal to the purchase price, said abstract of policy to show marketable or insurable title to
the real estate in the name of Seller subject only to easements, zoning and restrictions of record and free and clear
of all other liens and encumbrances except as stated in this offer. If the abstract or title policy fails to show
marketable or insurable title in Seller a reasonable time shall be permitted to cure or correct defects. Seller shall
convey title to Purchaser at the time of closing by a good and sufficient general warranty deed free and clear of all
liens and encumbrances except as otherwise provided in this offer and subject to easements, zoning and
restrictions of record.
5. Possession of the Property
Purchaser shall be given possession of the property on _______________, 20____. A failure on the part of Seller
to transfer possession as specified will not make Seller a tenant of Purchaser, but in such event Seller shall pay to
Purchaser $____________________per day as damages for breach of contract and not as rent. All other
remedies, which Purchaser may have under law, are reserved to Purchaser.
6. Risk of Loss
The risk of loss by destruction or damage to the property by fire or otherwise prior to the closing of the sale is that
of Seller. If all or a substantial portion of the improvements on the property are destroyed or damaged prior to the
closing and transfer of title this agreement shall be void able at Purchaser’s option and in the event Purchaser
elects to avoid this agreement the earnest money deposited shall be promptly refunded.
7. Improvements and Fixtures Included
This offer to purchase includes all improvements, buildings and fixtures presently on the real estate including but
not limited to electrical, gas, heating, air conditioning, plumbing equipment, built-in appliances, hot water heaters,
screens, storm windows, doors, Venetian blinds, drapery hardware, awnings, attached carpeting, radio, television
antennas, trees, shrubs, flowers, fences and
8. General Conditions
It is expressly agreed that this agreement to purchase real estate includes the entire agreement of Purchaser and
Seller. This agreement shall be binding upon the heirs, personal representatives, successors and assigns of both
Purchaser and Seller. This agreement shall be interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State
9. Special Conditions
10. Time for Acceptance and Closing
This offer is void if not accepted by Seller in writing on or before _________________________ A.M./P.M. of
the ______________________________day of ________________________, 20____.
Closing of the sale shall take place _____________ days after Purchaser’s receipt of an abstract showing
marketable title in Seller or title insurance binder showing insurable title in Seller.
This offer is made at ______________________________, State of ____________________, this
____________________ day of ________________________________, 20_______.
Acceptance by Seller
The foregoing offer to purchase real estate is hereby accepted in accordance with the terms and conditions specified
above. The undersigned hereby agrees to pay a brokerage fee of $_______________________ to
________________________, broker, in accordance with the existing listing contract.
Dated this ____________________________ day of _____________________________, 20_____.