Author Archives: Jon Goodman

Buyer Contingencies

Buyer Contingencies: Learn how to avoid creating false expectations in your buyers about their ability to back out of a deal. Learn how to assist your Sellers when you suspect contingencies are being misused, and when they should be referred to an attorney. 4/27/16: Buyers Using Contingencies for Purposes other than they were intended! While… Continue Reading

How to Draft Better Additional Provisions – Part IV

8/2/17: How to Draft Better Additional Provisions – Part IV: The A, B, C’s of writing additional provisions with examples. Welcome. This is the fourth installment in our series of webcasts on how to draft better additional provisions in the Colorado Real Estate Commission Approved Contract. Our first one talked about the notion to first… Continue Reading

Earnest Money Release

Earnest Money Release Revolution: The 2017 Colorado Real Estate Commission Approved Earnest Money Release form no longer has an automatic release. 2/27/17: Earnest Money Release Revolution. Prior to 2017 the Colorado Real Estate Commission Approved Earnest Money Release form essentially provided for a full release between the buyer and the seller (if both sides signed… Continue Reading

Bargain and Sale Deed

Bargain and Sale Deed – Learn about the difference between a Quit Claim Deed and a Bargain and Sale Deed. 11/29/16: Bargain and Sale Deed. What is a Bargain and Sale Deed? When should you use a Bargain and Sale Deed? Learn about the difference between a Quit Claim Deed and a Bargain and Sale… Continue Reading

General Warranty Deed vs. Special Warranty Deed

General Warranty Deed vs. Special Warranty Deed for Re-Sale Sellers. A general warranty deed creates liability for a seller beyond the warranties of a special warranty deed. 8/1/16: General Warranty Deed vs. Special Warranty Deed for Re-Sale Sellers. The market place expects residential re-sale sellers (not builders) to convey title using a general warranty deed.… Continue Reading