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You’ve done your research, selected a property, now its time to choose a title company and make an offer! You can learn about our recommended title companies, then select which state you are offering in to view the buyer offer form and reference contract documents.

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Tennessee Buyer Form

Please fill out the following form to expedite your purchase process.

Each question that directly relates to an item in the purchase contract will have the contract line number referenced in the description. Download the Tennessee Purchase Contract and the Tennessee Investment Property Addendum for reference as you complete the form.

Please enter the address of the property on which you are making the offer.
Please select the number of names you wish to have on the purchase offer. (There is another field for names you wish to have on the deed.)
Please enter your legal name for the purchase contract.

Contract line: 3
So we can send you electronic signature requests.
Please select the items you are requesting to convey that do not typically convey. In TN appliances that plug in, such as the fridge and washer/dryer, do not typically convey. Landlords often provide a fridge, so there may be a fridge in the kitchen. Landlords typically do not provide washer/dryer.

Contract lines: 23-24
This is your offer price. If you are doing an escalation clause, this is your starting price.

Contract line: 39-40
Select YES if you are offering with an escalation clause. Ex: "Buyer to pay $X over any other written net offer price up to $Y."
Are you using financing for this purchase (getting a loan)?

Contract lines: 45-58
Would you like the offer to be contingent on appraisal? If you are getting financing, the house must be appraised and the financing will only go up to the appraised value. If you are buying cash feel free to waive the appraisal.

Selecting Appraisal with Gap Coverage can be a big help in competitive offer situations when financing is required.

Contract lines: 100-102
Please select the title company you wish to use.

Local Clients: Either is Fine

Long Distance Clients: Reli Title is best for remote closings; they coordinate a mobile notary for $175

Contract line: 149
Enter your earnest money deposit amount.

$1,000 is the minimum recommended amount. Typically this should be 1% of the purchase price. You can offer more to strengthen your offer. You must have this amount in an account where you can wire it within 3 days of offer acceptance.

If you cancel the contract for a reason not allowed in the contract, this money goes to the seller. If you cancel the contract for any reason allowed in the contract, you get the money back. Otherwise it goes toward your purchase costs.

Contract line: 156
Select the closing date.

If cash purchase, title company can typically close in 3 weeks or less. If using financing, typically need 30 days.

We recommend AVOIDING Monday and Friday closings.

Contract line: 186
What name(s) do you want on the deed?
Even if you are purchasing as-is you can still have an inspection, you just can't negotiate for repairs/credits as a result of the inspection.
Select if you would like to request the seller provide a home warranty. In a competitive offer situation we recommend no home warranty to be included. You can always buy your own home warranty separately.

Contract Lines: 390-392
Please select if the house is currently tenant occupied.

Contract: Investment Property Addendum

Georgia Buyer Form

Please fill out the following form to expedite your purchase process.

Each question that directly relates to an item in the purchase contract will have the contract line number referenced in the description. Download the Georgia Purchase and Sale Agreement for reference as you complete the form.

Please enter the address of the property on which you are making the offer.
Please select the number of names you wish to have on the purchase offer. (There is another field for names you wish to have on the deed.)
Please enter your legal name for the purchase contract. Contract Page: 8
So we can send you electronic signature requests.
This is your offer price. If you are doing an escalation clause, this is your starting price. Contract item: 2
Select YES if you are offering with an escalation clause. Ex: "Buyer to pay $X over any other written net offer price up to $Y."
If you would like to ask for the seller to provide a credit, select yes and enter the amount below. Contract Item: 3
Are you using financing for this purchase (getting a loan)?
Would you like the offer to be contingent on appraisal? If you are getting financing, the house must be appraised and the financing will only go up to the appraised value. If you are buying cash feel free to waive the appraisal. Selecting Appraisal with Gap Coverage can be a big help in competitive offer situations when financing is required.
Please select the title company you wish to use. Local Clients: Either is Fine Long Distance Clients: Reli Title is best for remote closings; they coordinate a mobile notary for $175 Contract line: 149
Enter your earnest money deposit amount. $1,000 is the minimum recommended amount. Typically this should be 1% of the purchase price. You can offer more to strengthen your offer. You must have this amount in an account where you can wire it within 3 days of offer acceptance. If you cancel the contract for a reason not allowed in the contract, this money goes to the seller. If you cancel the contract for any reason allowed in the contract, you get the money back. Otherwise it goes toward your purchase costs. Contract Item: 7
Select the closing date. If cash purchase, title company can typically close in 3 weeks or less. If using financing, typically need 30 days. We recommend AVOIDING Monday and Friday closings. Contract Item: 4
What name(s) do you want on the deed?
This sets the number of days you have to complete the home inspection, termite inspection, and any other inspections you'd like. Chattanooga Home Inspectors (CHI) can usually inspect within a week, other inspectors take 1-2 weeks. We usually recommend 9 days. Contract Item: 8
Select how you would like your home inspection. If you select CHI we can get that set up for you automatically.
Please select if the house is currently tenant occupied.

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