Repair Addendum -Land Contracts

 Negotiating Repair Addendum

An addendum comes into the document when the client needs to make any more particular changes in the document subsequent to the publishing of it. It can happen in different situations. It always comes when there is a negotiation come into the deal of the land business.

It is not that uncommon that whenever an agreement is made, there will always a chance of negotiation between the buyer and the seller on price, possession date, closing date, inspection date and so on. The buyer can make repair addendum in the agreement regarding various repairs to be competed in the house he is buying from the seller or vendor. Nevertheless, it is always the sole right of the seller to decide whether it is to be done or not. Moreover, he has the choice to do what is seen urgent to him or what he wills to do. This all lies in the hands of the seller. Even the seller can mention no repairs in the contract. However, the basic amenities and needs of the buyer are preferred to be done by the seller. Therefore, they will have a proper and happy deal at the end of the day. Always a buyer’s repair addendum includes a list of numerous items to do. The seller can choose want he wills to complete out of it.

A deal goes good if both the parties have a proper negotiation regarding the addendum. There should be comprehensible understanding of the repairs what the seller is ready to do. The contract has to be trust worthy by both.

Repair Addendum

Repair Addendum

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Repair Addendum to Purchase Option

Addendum to purchase option agreement dated ______________20____________.


Optionee __________________________________

Property Address _________________________________________________________

1. REPAIRS. In consideration of Optionor granting Optionee the option to purchase real property as described above under a certain Option Agreement dated __________ 20_____, the terms of which are incorporated herein by reference, the Optionee agrees to perform the following repairs or work on the property as described in the annexed exhibit “A.”

2. TIMELINE FOR COMPLETION.  All work shall be completed in a good and workmanlike manner on or before __________, 20________, or as described in the annexed exhibit.

3. COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS.  Optionee agrees to obtain all necessary permits required by law for said work and comply with all local, city, state and federal laws, codes and ordinances.  Upon completion of work, Optionee shall execute waivers of mechanics’ and materialmans’ liens.

4. OPTIONEE INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR.  Optionor shall have the right to periodically inspect and approve (or disapprove) of the quality of work performed, but shall have no right to supervise the work of Optionee or the times or days which Optionee performs work. Any work performed on the premises whether by Optionee or other parties shall be as an independent contractor or agent of the Optionee and not an employee or agent of Optionor.  Optionee further warrants that he will be accountable for any mishaps and/or accidents resulting from such work, and will defend, indemnify and hold the Optionor and his agents free from claims of any other person or entity.  All improvements to the property shall remain attached and a part of the property if Optionee does not exercise his option to purchase.

5. ACCESS TO PREMISES.  Optionee shall be entitled, at reasonable hours, to have access to the premises to perform the work, but this shall constitute a limited license and not an occupancy agreement.  In the event that Optionee attempts to occupy or move into the premises, the Option shall be forfeited and Optionee shall be considered an illegal occupant and evicted accordingly.

6. CONSIDERATION.  The performance of work as described herein shall constitute non-refundable option consideration in the amount $_____________.  Optionee shall not be paid in cash or other manner, whether or not the Option is exercised.  Optionee agrees and  understands that this consideration may be considered income under federal, state or city income tax and that Optionor may report this information to the Internal Revenue Service and State Department of Revenue as income paid.

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