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Sample Forms

Here are some forms which you may encounter when buying a home. Click the link to download and view or print the form.

Buyer's Relationship Disclosure - In Florida, the buyer's relationship with a Real Estate Brokerage defines a unique set of duties that the Broker has to the buyer. Florida recognizes 3 possibilities: the single agent, the transaction broker and no brokerage relationship. Florida Law. In the absence of a signed relationship disclosure, the law assumes that an agent is a Transaction Broker.

Buyer's Estimated Closing Costs - Prior to writing an offer to purchase a home, we use the following form to help the Buyer get an estimate of what it will actually cost to close the sale. Often times buyers will just look at the purchase price but there are many other costs that can add up. Most of these costs relate to the mortgage. You should also get an estimated cost disclosure from your lender. If you are having trouble making sense of the estimate, click here for an explanation of some of the more common costs associated with the purchase of a home.

Other Disclosures determined by the Brokerage - We sometimes joke that everytime a broker loses money in a law suit, a new disclosure is created. Some firms have one consolidated form like this one, that covers several disclosures and some will have a separate form for each so that you only sign ones that apply to your transation. At ALVA International, we use a consolidated form for a few reasons: we don't want to forget an important one, they often are in similar "spirit" and discussed at the same time, and well, it's more environmentally friendly to have 1 form instead of 5 or 6.

The disclosures mostly cover the "yes we discussed that" and are there to prevent the " you never told me" problem. Taxes are a matter of public record and we can tell you where to look for tax information on a property. What we cannot do is guarantee you a certain tax bill. Taxes are a function of the property appraisers value of your property which changes regularly based on a number of variable. A real estate contract does not guarantee that your student will go to the school nearest them. We love to recommend our favorite vendors, but like any other recommendation, it's based on our experience. They are not our employees and we can't be responsible for their actions. We recommend a home inspection and home warranty to all of our clients. After explaning the basics of a home inspection and a home warranty to you, you still have a right to decline either or both of these services. It's information like this that you will find in most disclosures. The most important thing to know is that you always have a right to ask questions, get clarification and sign only when you feel you fully understand the information you are being asked to acknowledge.

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