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“Seller Will Provide Access to Attic(s) and Crawlspace(s)”

Tweaks to 2016-2017 Inspection Contingency One of the more awkward moments in any Buyer’s home inspection is when the Buyer’s contractor finally succeeds in opening the ceiling panel accessing the attic or crawl space — only to have a pile of debris rain down on them (and perhaps, the Seller’s brand-new hall carpeting). Or, the...
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“Due Diligence,” Defined

Doing Your Homework Before You Buy What’s “due diligence?” It depends on what you’re buying. If it’s a dozen eggs . . . it’s checking to see that none are cracked.  If it’s a multi-billion dollar corporation, it consists of poring over the company’s books, auditing its cash and accounts receivable, scrutinizing the company’s intellectual...
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