Do you know what a due diligence clause in a real estate contract is and how it can be beneficial? Most buyers don’t. Due diligence is a process where a buyer takes various actions to determine whether a property is suitable for their needs – and these actions are for more than just inspections alone. A due diligence clause allows the buyer to walk away or better negotiate in the event they find the property unsuitable. A seller may grant this right to the buyer for free or they may charge a nominal fee, giving the buyer “optionality”, which is obviously valuable to the buyer but may also relieve the seller of some liability.

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Kent Spehl

Kent Spehl

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