Seriously, I understand there is a lot of paperwork that goes with making an offer and buying a house. What, with the disclosures, agency agreements, property condition statements and finally the actual offer - you'd think you were making a major life decision.
Well, ... you are! I can't be the only agent that gets tired of the mountains of paperwork. However, I understand the necessity of it. I know that it exists to protect people on both sides of the deal. It spells out the specific terms being offered and ultimately, accepted. It also details the consequences and risks to both parties. It is a lot of information to process all at once.
As realtors, we will explain it to the best of our ability - but most of us are not lawyers - so you shouldn't rely just on our explanations. You need to read it, too! It is OK if it takes awhile, we expect that it will. Because really the title of this post should be:
Think about it,
then. . . Sign it!
*This information is intended only to provide further clarification of real estate issues in Laramie, Wyoming. I am not an attorney. This article is not endorsed, approved or affiliated with Century 21 Real Estate Center, Inc. Any consumer with questions about the real estate process should always consult an attorney of their own.