Under the Tax Credit Deadline (Just!)
Communities large and small traditionally attach a lot of fanfare to the first birth of the new year.
So, the proud parents of little Susie or Tommy, who arrived at 12:03 a.m. on New Year’s Day, typically rate a mention in the paper or news (and often a free year’s supply of diapers from an obliging sponsor!).
Is it too late for Realtors to do that?
My client and I (and his Seller and Realtor) were no doubt beat by at least a couple other deals that cut it closer to the wire.
However, the official “Final Acceptance” on my client’s Minnetonka townhome purchase — marking when all the necessary signatures have been obtained, and the executed documents delivered to the Buyer’s agent (me) — was officially 10:17 p.m on Friday night.
Just in case the IRS comes calling, I subsequently faxed the executed Purchase Agreement to my client, generated a time stamp, and scanned and emailed that to him as well.