Scott Baker & Associates And Your Calgary HomeI have seen many contracts (unfortunately) that have the appearance of having been written on a cocktail napkin. The process of writing a purchase contract should be thorough and clear. It also should follow the ‘kiss’ philosophy. An unclear term or condition can put both the client and the Associate in a bad position. A good example of this is in an article regarding an ‘Approval by Seller’s lawyer’ clause.  This is one that I have both seen and used in my own negotiations on behalf of clients. Rather than simply say ‘approval of lawyer’, the condition should detail what they are approving. They could be approving the terms and conditions of the offer, for instance. Stipulating that they are not approving the price or financial aspects of the offer...

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