Posted by B.L.Renfrow on June 04, 2000 at 12:17:35:
This is one I use. The formatting is trashed, since I just pasted it into the message below, but you can get the idea. Keep in mind the usual caveats: this may or may not be valid in your area, so you should seek appropriate local professional advice before you use it. You can also find blank contracts in most any office supply store, Staples, etc.
OFFER TO PURCHASE REAL ESTATE
BE IT KNOWN, the undersigned, _______________, (Buyer) offers to purchase from , _____________________(Owner), real estate commonly known as ________________________, County of Chenango, State of New York.
The purchase price offered is $___________
Balance at closing: $___________________
This offer is contingent upon the following terms:
Subject to Buyer obtaining a satisfactory home inspection report within 10 business days from date hereof.
Said property is to be sold free and clear of all encumbrances, by good and marketable title, with full possession to said property available to Buyer at date of closing.
The parties agree to execute a standard purchase and sale agreement according to terms of this agreement within three (3) days of acceptance of this offer.
Closing shall occur on or before __________________ at a time and place to be agreed upon between the parties.
This offer shall remain open until 6:00 p.m. ________, and if not accepted by said time, this offer shall be deemed rescinded and any and all deposits shall be immediately refunded.
Signed this day of ______________________________
Accepted by: ______________________________