What contingencies should be put in an offer? [back to top]
Most offers include two standard contingencies: a financing contingency, which makes the sale dependent on the buyers' ability to obtain a loan commitment from a lender, and an inspection contingency, which allows buyers to have professionals inspect the property to their satisfaction.
Where do I get information about closing costs? [back to top]
For more on closing costs, ask for the "Consumers Guide to Mortgage Settlement Costs," Federal Citizen Information Center, Pueblo, CO 81009; (888) 878-3256; pueblo.gsa.gov.