Posted by Del-Ohio on September 15, 2003 at 21:43:59:
Get a little closer to the fish to see if it really smells…
Change the contingency to … contingent upon passing inspection. Inspection to be completed in … days.
Then hire an inspector to tell you what if anything needs upgraded.
Unless he is hiding something this should satisfy both parties. If its a good deal, dont throw it out because of minor verbage differences.
Dont get hung up on minor details, always ask how can we both get what we want. Dont read too much into this until you have asked better questions. He likely doesnt want surprises at the end any more then you do.