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GEORGIA PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT
Purchase and Sale. The undersigned buyer (“Buyer”) agrees to buy and the undersigned seller (“Seller”) agrees to sell the Property
with the following address ,
City, County, Georgia, Zip Code
together with all fixtures, landscaping, improvements, appurtenances, and all other property owned by the Seller and attached to the above real property (except those identified in any Seller’s Property Disclosure Statement attached hereto as not remaining with the Property) and as more particularly described in the Legal Description Paragraph below (all of which is hereinafter collectively referred to as “Property”).
Legal Description. [Check Section A or B below. The section not marked shall not be a part of this Agreement.]
The legal description of the Property is attached as an exhibit hereto.
The full legal description of the Property is the same as is recorded in the land records of the county in which the Property is located and is incorporated herein by reference. The legal description of the Property is more specifically described below and can be found in said land records in the following deed book and/or plat book, if filled in below:
Land Lot(s)of the District,Section/ GMD, Lot, Block, Unit, Phase/Section of
County, Georgia as recorded in:
1. Plat Book, Page, et. seq.; or
2. Deed Book, Page, et. Seq
Purchase Price And Method Of Payment.
The purchase price to be paid by the Buyer (in U.S. Currency) at closing is:...................... $
Cash deposits to be held in trust by Escrow Holder:
and applied towards the purchase price of the Property at closing: .............................. $
Mortgage financing checked below and described under “Financing,” and or in separate exhibits.
Assumption of existing mortgage with approximate balance of ............................ $
New mortgage financing in the amount of: ............................................................ $
Purchase money mortgage or note to seller in the amount of: .................................. $
Buyer warrants that Buyer will at closing have additional cash or locally drawn
bank or cashier’s check(s) in the amount of: ............................................................... $
The portion of the Purchase Price not payable in cash will be paid as follows (Check applicable items below)
(a) ALL CASH AT CLOSING: This is an all cash transaction with no contingency for mortgage loan financing. Buyer shall pay the purchase price in cash to Seller at closing.
(b) NEW LOAN TO BE OBTAINED: This Agreement is contingent on Buyer’s ability to obtain approval of a loan in the total
amount of $ withindays after the Effective Date.
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Loan type (check only one): Conventional VA FHA Other (see Exhibit)
Rate type (check only one) : Fixed Adjustable Fixed or Adjustable rate loan, at an initial interest rate no higher than%, with discount, points and origination fees no more than% of the total loan amount, and for a term of
Buyer will apply for a loan within 5 days after the Effective Date and use all reasonable diligence to get approval. If Buyer fails to get the above loan approval before the closing date, either Buyer or Seller may cancel this Agreement by written notice, and all deposit shall be returned to the Buyer.
(c) ASSUMPTION OF EXISTING MORTGAGE LOAN (see Exhibit for details); or
(d) SELLER FINANCING: A promissory note from Buyer to Seller for $, bearing% interest.
Items Paid By Buyer at Closing. At closing, Buyer shall pay the following:
Georgia property transfer tax;
All costs, fees and charges to have the closing attorney search title and prepare the following documents:
the warranty deed;
Buyer’s powers of attorney;
and all promissory notes, deeds to secure debt and other loan documents required by any lender providing financing in the transaction;
All closing costs, tax service charges, recording costs, courier fees, overnight delivery fees, document preparation fees, underwriting fees, delivery, copying and handling charges, and all other costs, fees, charges and amounts to otherwise close this transaction except as they relate to the clearance of title encumbrances and/or defects necessary for Seller to be able to convey good and marketable title to the Property.
Items Paid By Seller at Closing. At closing, Seller shall pay the following:
The sum of $ to be used by Buyer as a contribution for the items in the paragraph above. In addition, Buyer may use the Seller’s contribution to pay for, including but not limited to, survey costs, appraisals, insurance (including flood insurance, if applicable), inspections, termite treatment and/or repair guarantee and, if Buyer is obtaining mortgage financing, escrow establishment charges, loan discount points, costs to buy down a loan, and other similar costs (unless any of the same are prohibited by Buyer’s mortgage lender). Unspent sums, if any, shall remain with the Seller.
Except as provided above, all sums, costs, charges and fees necessary to clear title encumbrances and/or defects to allow Seller to be able to convey good and marketable title to the Property.
Any extra costs, fees and charges resulting from Seller not being able to attend the closing in person.
Prorated Amounts: Seller and Buyer agree to prorate the following: (1) real estate taxes and community association assessments, if any, for the calendar year in which the sale is closed, as of the date of closing; and (2) all utility bills as of the date of closing (or the day of possession of Property by Buyer, whichever is later) that are issued after closing and include service for any period of time Property was owned/occupied by Seller or Seller’s invitees. In the event real estate taxes are paid at closing based upon an estimated tax bill or tax bill under appeal, Buyer and Seller upon the issuance of the actual tax bill or the appeal being resolved shall promptly make any financial adjustments between themselves as are necessary to correctly prorate the tax bill. This subparagraph shall survive the closing.
Date of Closing and Transfer of Possession.
Date of Closing: This transaction shall be closed on the date of or on such other date as may be agreed to in writing by the parties.
[Check the following box and initial below to include section B in this agreement]
B. Right to Unilaterally Extend Closing Date: Buyer or Seller may unilaterally extend the closing date for 7 (seven) days upon notice to the other party given prior to or on the date of closing if:
(1) Seller cannot satisfy valid title objections (except for liens, judgments, and deeds to secure debt that can be satisfied through the payment of money or by bonding off the same); or
2) Buyer’s mortgage lender, if any, (including in “all cash” transactions) or the closing attorney cannot fulfill their respective obligations by the date of closing due to no fault of Buyer. In such event, Buyer and Seller consent to the closing attorney and/or any such mortgage lender disclosing to the parties and their Brokers the basis for the delay. The exercise of the right to unilaterally extend the closing date by either party shall cause the right to unilaterally extend the closing date to terminate and no longer be a part of this Agreement.
Buyers initials Sellers initials
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C. Possession: Buyer agrees to allow Seller to retain possession of Property until and through: [Check section 1, 2 or 3 below. The sections not marked shall not be a part of this Agreement.]
1. the closing; OR
2.hours after the closing; OR
3. days after the closing at o’clock .m.
Closing Attorney. This transaction shall be closed by the law firm of .
If Buyer is given the right to select a law firm from a mortgage lender’s approved list of closing attorneys, Buyer agrees to select said law firm. If the law firm named above is not on the mortgage lender’s approved list, and cannot be added in time to close this transaction, Buyer may select another law firm from lender’s approved list to close this transaction. The closing attorney shall represent the mortgage lender in any transaction in which the Buyer obtains mortgage financing (including transactions where the method of payment referenced herein is “all cash”). In transactions where the Buyer does not obtain mortgage financing, the closing attorney shall represent the:
Buyer OR Seller. If the closing attorney declines to represent the party selected, the party may select a different closing attorney.
Warranty: Seller warrants that, at the time of closing, Seller will convey good and marketable title to said Property by general warranty deed subject only to:
General utility, sewer, and drainage easements of record as of the Binding Agreement Date and upon which the improvements do not encroach;
Declarations of condominium and declarations of covenants, conditions and restrictions of record on the Binding Agreement Date; and
Leases and other encumbrances specified in this Agreement. Buyer agrees to assume Seller’s responsibilities in any leases specified in this Agreement.
Examination: Buyer may, prior to closing, examine title and furnish Seller with a written statement of objections affecting the marketability of said title. If Seller fails to satisfy valid title objections prior to closing or any extension thereof which would prevent the Seller from conveying good and marketable title to the Property, then Buyer, among its other remedies, may terminate the Agreement upon written notice to Seller. Good and marketable title as used herein shall mean title which a title insurance company licensed to do business in Georgia will insure at its regular rates, subject only to standard exceptions.
Survey: A survey of Property is OR is not attached to this Agreement as an exhibit.
Notwithstanding any other provision to the contrary contained herein, Buyer shall have the right to terminate this Agreement upon notice to Seller if a new survey performed by a surveyor licensed in Georgia is obtained which is materially different from any survey attached hereto as an exhibit with respect to Property. The term “materially different” shall not apply to any improvements constructed by Seller in their agreed-upon locations subsequent to Binding Date Agreement. Matters revealed in said survey shall not relieve the warranty of title obligations of Seller referenced above.
Risk of Damage to Property. Seller warrants that at the time of closing or upon the granting of possession, if at a time other than at closing, Property will be in substantially the same condition (including conditions disclosed in the Seller’s Property Disclosure Statement) as on the Binding Agreement Date, except for normal wear and tear, and changes made to the condition of Property pursuant to the written agreement of Buyer and Seller. Seller shall deliver Property clean and free of trash and debris at time of possession. Notwithstanding the above, if the Property is destroyed or substantially damaged prior to closing, Seller shall promptly give notice to Buyer of the same and provide Buyer with whatever information Seller has regarding the availability of insurance and the disposition of any insurance claim. Buyer or Seller may terminate this Agreement not later than 14 (fourteen) days from receipt of the above notice, except that any party who causes the Property to be destroyed or substantially damaged as the result of that party’s criminal conduct shall forfeit the right to terminate this Agreement and shall be in default hereunder. If Buyer or Seller does not terminate this Agreement, Seller shall cause Property to be restored to substantially the same condition as on the Binding Agreement Date. The date of closing shall be extended until the earlier of 1(one) year from the original date of closing, or 7 (seven) days from the date that Property has been restored to substantially the same condition as on the Binding Agreement Date and a new certificate of occupancy (if required) is issued.
Right of Buyer to Inspect Property: Buyer and/or Buyer’s representatives shall have the right to enter Property at Buyer’s expense and at reasonable times (including immediately prior to closing) to inspect, examine, test and survey Property. Seller shall cause all utility services and any pool, hot tub and similar items to be operational so that Buyer may complete all inspections under this Agreement. Buyer agrees to hold Seller and all Brokers harmless from all claims, injuries, and damages arising out of or related to the exercise of these rights.
Duty of Buyer to Inspect Neighborhood: Buyer acknowledges that: (1) in every neighborhood there are conditions which different buyers may find objectionable and (2) Buyer has had the full opportunity to become acquainted with all existing neighborhood conditions (and proposed changes thereto) which could affect the Property including without limitation land-fills, quarries, high-voltage power lines, cemeteries, airports, prisons, stadiums, odor and/or noise producing land uses, crime,
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Property Sold With Right To Request Repair, Subject to Due Diligence Period or, “As-Is.”
[Check Section A , B or C below. The section not marked shall not be a part of this Agreement.]
A. Property Sold With Rights To Request Repairs:
Buyers initials Sellers initials
Seller shall spend up to % (2% if left blank) of the purchase price to repair defects in the Property reported in writing to Seller by Buyer or Buyer's inspector if such repairs are required to bring appliances, heat and air conditioning systems, electrical systems, plumbing, machinery, sprinklers and pool system included in the sale into Working Condition as warranted by Seller. If the cost for such repairs exceeds this amount, the Buyer may elect to pay such excess. If Buyer elects not to pay, Seller may pay the excess or cancel the Agreement.
If there is evidence of live termite or other wood-boring insect infestation, or substantial damage from prior infestation, the Seller shall pay up to % (2% if left blank) of the purchase price for treatment and repairs required to remedy such infestation. If the cost for such treatment or repairs exceeds this amount, the Buyer may elect to pay such excess. If Buyer elects not to pay, the Seller may pay the excess or cancel the Agreement.
Seller shall pay up to % (3% if left blank) of the purchase price to a licensed roofing contractor to correct leaks or other damage to the roof. If the cost for roof repairs exceeds this amount, the Buyer may elect to pay such excess. If Buyer elects not to pay, Seller may pay the excess or cancel the Agreement.
The above repairs shall be completed at least 5 days prior to Closing unless otherwise agreed in writing. Repairs to be performed at Seller’s expense may be performed by Seller or through others, provided that work complies with applicable Georgia Law. Repairs shall be performed in a skillful manner with materials of quality and appearance comparable to existing materials. It is understood that exact restoration of appearance or cosmetic items following all Repairs may not be possible.
B. Property Sold Subject to Due Diligence Period.
Buyers initials Sellers initials
Contract Is Option Contract. For and in consideration of the additional payment of $10.00 by the Buyer to the Seller, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, Seller does hereby grant Buyer the option of terminating this Agreement, for any reason, for a day period from the Binding Agreement Date (“Due Diligence Period”). This Agreement shall be an option contract until the Due Diligence Period has ended without Buyer terminating the same.
Purpose of Due Diligence Period. During the Due Diligence Period, Buyer may, but shall not be required to:
arrange any loans Buyer needs to complete the purchase of the Property; and
conduct at Buyer’s sole expense whatever evaluations, inspections, appraisals, examinations, surveys, and testing, if any, Buyer deems appropriate to determine whether Buyer’s option to terminate this Agreement should be exercised. This shall include but not be limited to testing for lead-based paint and/or lead based paint hazards, inspecting for active infestation of and/or damage from termites and other wood destroying organisms and determining if the Property or the improvements thereon are in a flood plain. During the Due Diligence Period, Buyer may also propose an amendment(s) to this Agreement to address any concerns of Buyer with the Property.
Right to Terminate. If Buyer decides to exercise Buyer’s option to terminate this Agreement, Buyer must give notice of the same to Seller prior to the end of the Due Diligence Period. If Buyer fails to give such notice in a timely manner, the Due Diligence Period shall terminate and Buyer shall be deemed to have accepted the Property “as-is.” The expiration of the Due Diligence Period shall not terminate any other contingencies to which this Agreement may be subject.
Warranties of Buyer. Buyer warrants that Buyer is OR is not currently under contract (including option contracts) to purchase other real property. Buyer warrants that during the Due Diligence Period Buyer shall have the right to enter into other such contracts OR not enter into any other such contracts. Buyer shall be in default of the Agreement if Buyer breaches Buyer’s warranties in this subparagraph.
C. Property Sold “As Is.” All parties agree that Property is being sold “as is,” with all faults including but not limited to damage from termites and other wood destroying organisms and lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards. Seller shall have no obligation to make any repairs or replacements to Property.
Appraisal. [Check if the Property is subject to the Appraisal Contingency Exhibit. If the box is not checked this Agreement is not subject to the Appraisal Contingency Exhibit.]
This Agreement is subject to the Appraisal Contingency Exhibit, attached hereto.
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Entitlement to and Disbursement of Earnest Money.
Entitlement to Earnest Money: Subject to the Disbursement of Earnest Money paragraph below:
Buyer shall be entitled to the earnest money upon the:
failure of the parties to enter into a binding agreement;
failure of any contingency or condition to which this Agreement is subject;
termination of this Agreement due to the default of Seller;
termination of this Agreement in accordance with a specific right to terminate set forth in the Agreement; or
closing of Property.
Seller shall be entitled to the earnest money if this Agreement is terminated due to the default of Buyer. In such event, Holder may
pay the earnest money to Seller by check, which if accepted and deposited by Seller, shall constitute liquidated damages in full settlement of all claims of Seller. It is agreed to by the parties that such liquidated damages are not a penalty and are a reasonable pre-estimate of Seller’s actual damages, which damages are difficult to ascertain.
Disbursement of Earnest Money: Holder shall disburse the earnest money upon:
written agreement of Buyer and Seller;
an order of a court or the closing of Property
a subsequent arbitrator having jurisdiction over any dispute involving the earnest money; or
the failure of the parties to enter into a binding agreement (where there is no dispute over the formation or enforceability of the Agreement). In addition, Holder may disburse the earnest money upon a reasonable interpretation of the Agreement, provided that Holder first gives all parties 15 (fifteen) days notice stating to whom and why the disbursement will be made.
Interpleader: If there is a dispute over the earnest money which the parties cannot resolve after a reasonable period of time, and where Holder has a bona fide question as to who is entitled to the earnest money, Broker may interplead the earnest money into a court of competent jurisdiction. Holder shall be reimbursed for and may deduct from any funds interpleaded, its costs and expenses, including reasonable attorney’s fees actually incurred. The prevailing defendant in the interpleader lawsuit shall be entitled to collect
its attorney’s fees and court costs and the amount deducted by Holder from the non-prevailing defendant.
Hold Harmless: All parties hereby agree to indemnify and hold Holder harmless from and against all claims, causes of action, suits and damages arising out of or related to the performance by Holder of its duties hereunder
Seller’s Property Disclosure. Seller’s Property Disclosure Statement is attached hereto and incorporated herein. Seller warrants that to the best of Seller’s knowledge and belief, the information contained therein is accurate and complete as of the date this agreement is last signed or initialed by Seller.
Lead-Based Paint. In consideration of the rights afforded Buyer under this Agreement, Buyer expressly waives the rights given to buyers under federal law to :
Inspect and test for lead-based paint and/or lead-based paint hazards and
Not be obligated under this Agreement for at least 10 (ten) days from the Binding Agreement Date. [If all or any portion of the residential dwelling on the Property was built prior to 1978, Seller must attach the Lead-Based Paint Exhibit to this Agreement.]
All Notices Must Be In Writing. All notices, including but not limited to offers, counteroffers, acceptances, amendments, demands, notices of termination and other notices, required or permitted hereunder shall be in writing, signed by the party giving the notice. It is the intent of the parties that the requirements of this Notice paragraph shall apply even prior to this Agreement becoming binding.
Method of Delivery of Notice. Subject to limitations and conditions set forth herein, notices may only be delivered:
by an overnight delivery service, prepaid;
by facsimile transmission (FAX);
by registered or certified U. S. mail, prepaid,
return receipt requested; or
When Notice Is Deemed Received. Except as may be provided herein, a notice shall not be deemed to be given, delivered or received until it is actually received by the party to whom the notice was intended or that person’s authorized agent. Notwithstanding the above, a notice sent by FAX shall be deemed to be received by the party to whom it was sent as of the date and time it is transmitted to either the party or the party’s authorized agent provided that the sending FAX produces a written confirmation showing the correct date and the time of the transmission and the telephone number referenced herein to which the notice should have been sent.
F. Notice to Unrepresented Party. A party who is not represented by a Broker in the transaction may receive notices by Fax or e-mail at the e-mail address or fax number, if any, of the party set forth below or at such other fax number or e-mail address as the party may provide following the notice procedures set forth herein. If no e-mail address or fax number is provided for below, or is subsequently provided by the party following the notice procedures set forth herein, then notice through the means of communication not provided shall not be valid for any purpose herein.
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Warranties Transfer: Seller agrees to transfer to Buyer, at closing, subject to Buyer’s acceptance thereof (and at Buyer’s expense, if there is any cost associated with said transfer), Seller’s interest in any existing manufacturer’s warranties, service contracts, termite treatment and/or repair guarantee and/or other similar warranties which, by their terms, may be transferable to Buyer.
Repairs: All agreed upon repairs and replacements shall be performed in a good and workmanlike manner prior to closing.
Binding Effect, Entire Agreement, Modification, Assignment: This Agreement constitutes the sole and entire agreement between all of the parties, supersedes all of their prior written and verbal agreements and shall be binding upon the parties and their successors, heirs and permitted assigns. No representation, promise or inducement not included in this Agreement shall be binding upon any party hereto. This Agreement may not be amended, modified or waived except upon the written agreement of Buyer and Seller. This Agreement may not be assigned by Buyer except with the written agreement of Seller. Any assignee shall fulfill all the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Survival of Agreement: The following shall survive the closing of this Agreement: (1) the obligation of a party to pay a real estate commission; (2) any warranty of title; and (3) any obligations which the parties herein agree shall survive the closing or may be performed or fulfilled after the closing.
Governing Law and Interpretation: This Agreement may be signed in multiple counterparts each of which shall be deemed to be an original and shall be interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Georgia. No provision herein, by virtue of the party who drafted it, shall be interpreted less favorably against one party than another. All references to time shall mean the time in Georgia.
Time of Essence: Time is of the essence of this Agreement.
Terminology: As the context may require in this Agreement: (1) the singular shall mean the plural and vice versa; and (2) all pronouns shall mean and include the person, entity, firm, or corporation to which they relate.
Binding Agreement Date: The Binding Agreement Date in this Agreement shall be the date when the party making the last offer receives notice that the offer has been accepted. This party (or the Broker or affiliated licensee representing this party as a client) shall fill in the Binding Agreement Date below and promptly give notice of this date to the other party. Filling in the Binding Agreement Date shall not be deemed to be a counteroffer.
Exhibits and Addenda. All exhibits and/or addenda attached hereto, listed below, or referenced herein are made a part of this Agreement. If any such exhibit or addendum conflicts with any preceding paragraph (including any changes thereto made by the parties), said exhibit or addendum shall control:
SPECIAL STIPULATIONS: The following Special Stipulations, if conflicting with any exhibit, addendum, or preceding paragraph (including any changes thereto made by the parties), shall control:
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Mark box if additional Special Stipulations are attached.
Time Limit: The terms of this Agreement shall constitute an offer (“Offer”) which shall be open for acceptance untilo’clock
.m. on the date of.
Acceptance: This Offer is hereby accepted, without change, at o’clock.m. on the date of.
Buyer’s Signature Seller’s Signature
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Buyer’s Signature Seller’s Signature
Print or Type Name Print or Type Name
Selling Broker Listing Broker
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