Whether working with a Real Estate professional, or buying a home for sale by owner, you need to understand what you need in order to not just contract, but to close.
So what do you ask for in a contract? A lot of this will depend upon whether you're using a government assistance program or just plain old savings. In the end, there really isn't a whole lot you need to ask for.
Again, if you do not have a Realtor®, we highly recommend you hire a Real Estate Attorney to draw up the contract.
That's it, in a nut shell.
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