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Bob Schwartz, CRS, GRI 

Certified Residential Specialist

 


 

San Diego, California 92101

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Real Estate Forms: The Paperwork

Anytime you spend your hard earned money to buy something, you should always have it written down. When you purchase smaller items, such as items at a convenience store, youíll ordinarily be given a receipt. When you purchase larger items, such as televisions and furniture, it will involve a bit more documentation. In exchange for your money, the seller will give you a receipt and in most cases a warranty that will protect your investment.

As you may already know, buying a home entails a lot more paperwork than furniture or even an automobile. Whether you are buying or selling a house, you should always have each step of the process documented. If any changes are made, they should be recorded as well. Although buyers and sellers can prepare the documentation themselves, most choose not to due to the number of revisions that a single document can have. To help prevent consumers from these types of headaches, ready made real estate forms were introduced.

You can obtain a ready made form from a real estate agent or download the forms right off the Internet through a real estate website. Ready made real estate forms are easy to use, as they cover virtually all transactions you may encounter - from buying homes to selling them. There are forms that cover just the basics, which are ideal for those with no experience. If you are looking for a more legally binding form, there are also those that cover legal requirements and those that cover disclosure laws as well.

You can choose to get these forms on an individual basis as you need them, or buy an entire set in its place. Individual forms are ideal for anyone who is involved with short term leases, such as rental property or homes that have been leased out. If you are planning to sell a home or buy a home, you are better of purchasing the entire set of ready made forms. This way, youíll have all of the documentation you need and you wonít have to worry about purchasing more.

Unlike other types of real estate forms, ready made forms are made perfectly for their accuracy, legality, and even their contents. Manufacturers of these forms spend a lot of time and a lot of energy verifying their documents, and making sure that they are perfect. Although these forms are normally up to date, you should still check with your local law and real estate offices to see if there are any updates. Real estate laws and regulations arenít revised that often, and normally tend to stay the same for a long period of time.

If you arenít sure about what forms you need, you should always ask a real estate agent. Even though ready made real estate forms are easy to understand and use, there are a few different kinds available. If you are selling a home, you certainly wouldnít want to use the same form as someone else who is buying a home. There are also ready made rental forms as well, which are ideal for those who are renting out property or leasing.

With ready made real estate forms, the process of real estate transactions are more simple than ever before. By using these forms, you can do everything yourself - without having to forego realtors. Youíll save a lot of money as well, simply because there is no realtor involved. The next time you are buying, selling, or leasing out your property, you should look into ready made real estate forms and see just how easy they make real estate transactions.


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 

Bob Schwartz, is a Certified Residential Specialist, CA licensed real estate broker with www.Brokerforyou.com. Bob has over 27 years of residential real estate experience, authored a number of published articles and served as an expert witness for San Diego lawyers. You can contact Bob via e-mail at bob@brokerforyou.com or visit his highly popular San Diego real estate website at: http://www.brokerforyou.com
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