The North Carolina residential real estate purchase agreement (”residential purchase agreement”) is used to purchase real estate at the time of the offer. The contract begins with the buyer`s offer to acquire the property. The offer includes the amount of the purchase and the terms set by the buyer. In North Carolina, sellers must enter into a real estate purchase agreement and the following declaration for the agreement to be considered legally binding: the seller has a deadline to respond to the offer before it expires. During this period, the seller can change the conditions by making a counter-offer to the buyer. If the two parties agree on the terms of purchase, they can sign the document in order to create a legally binding obligation to transfer ownership of the property. Sellers of all buildings built before 1978 must provide buyers with a written statement explaining their knowledge of the use of toxic lead paint in the building. Residential sales contracts generally contain promises and provisions that guarantee the condition of a property. Many states legally require sellers to deivate explicit information about the condition of a property. In states where this is necessary and where a seller deliberately conceals such information, they may be prosecuted for fraud.

Contracts to purchase and sell residential real estate in North Carolina are used by potential buyers of real estate to make an offer to purchase an apartment. The form contains information about the buyer`s offer, the property and the seller. In addition to their offer, the buyer must explain how he will finance the purchase and when his offer will expire. The person who sells the property has the option of accepting, refusing or negotiating the contract until the expiry date. National law also requires the buyer to receive an information statement on the disclosure of real estate, which transmits information about the retirement benefits of the home and any property defects or risks. If the seller accepts the contract, both parties can sign the contract to formalize the sale. Disclosure statement from the Homeowners Association. North Carolina law requires sellers of residential real estate to provide buyers with a disclosure statement of the residential building and the landlords` association (”disclosure statement”).