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Real Estate Contracts

Your home is one of your biggest investments. Getting educated about home buying or selling and using the right forms can protect your pocketbook and help you stay compliant with the law. Bradford Publishing books and Colorado Real Estate Commission-approved forms can help answer your questions and guide you to a quick and successful purchase or sale.

Selling Your Home
Your first job is to learn how to price, list and advertise your home in Colorado’s competitive market. Whether you are working with a Realtor or selling your house alone, Bradford’s 44-page booklet Selling a House in Colorado gives you an insider’s guide to marketing, contracts, negotiations, inspections and the final sale. When you’re ready, Bradford also has all the forms needed to complete the transaction.

Buying a Home
Reading up about the home buying process in Colorado can help you choose the right realtor, lender and title company; demystify the contract language and negotiate a better price. Let our book, the Colorado Home Buyer's Guide, help you find the best house for you.

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Colorado Home Buyer's Guide, 2nd Edition

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Colorado Home Buyer's Guide, 2nd Edition

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Available in softcover and searchable PDF ebook!

Take the stress out of buying a home—and avoid costly mistakes!

Colorado Home Buyer’s Guide brings you the legal, financial, and other practical information you need to know before buying a home in today's market. Vicki Porter, an experienced Denver real estate lawyer and broker, knows that buying a home can be stressful and confusing.

In this newly updated edition of her popular book, she walks you through the entire purchase process—addressing the many concerns of buyers along the way. Here you will find answers about:

  • Deciding whether to buy or keep renting.
  • Finding available properties for sale.
  • Financing options.
  • Deciding whether to buy a particular piece of property.
  • A paragraph-by-paragraph explanation of the purchase contract.
  • Choosing a lender and exploring financing options.
  • Working with a real estate agent.
  • Getting the property under contract.
  • The closing process.
  • Types of deeds.
  • And much more!
Sample real estate forms are provided in the appendix, along with cross-references to areas of the text where each form is discussed, so you will understand the legal documents you will be asked to sign.

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Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (Residential) (CBS1-6-15) (Mandatory 1-16)

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This form is used to buy or sell residential property. This is the form a buyer would use to submit an offer and, if the sale is successful, it will contain all the details about transaction.

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Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (Land) (CBS4-6-15) (Mandatory 1-16)

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This form is used to buy or sell land. This is the form a buyer would use to submit an offer and will contain all the details about transaction

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Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (Commercial) (CBS3-6-15) (Mandatory 1-16)

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This form is used to buy or sell commercial property. This is the form a buyer would use to submit an offer and, if the sale is successful, it will contain all the details about the transaction.

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Counterproposal (CP40-6-15) (Mandatory 1-16)

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Counterproposal (CP40-6-15) (Mandatory 1-16)

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A counterproposal seeks to amend and ultimately substitute a prior offer or proposal with new conditions and terms in a Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate. Counterproposals can be used but are not limited to: amending financial terms, possession dates, and deadlines when buying or selling property.

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Inspection Objection

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Inspection Objection

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Lead-Based Paint Disclosure (Sales)

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Lead-Based Paint Disclosure (Sales)

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The law requires that a disclosure be made concerning lead-based paint to any potential buyer prior to purchasing residential property built prior to 1978. The Colorado Real Estate Commission approves this form.

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Lead-Based Paint Obligations of Seller

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Lead-Based Paint Obligations of Seller

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Protect Your Family from Lead in Your Home (English) (Pamphlet)

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Are you planning to buy, rent, or renovate a home built before 1978? Read this pamphlet to learn some simple steps to protect your family.

Federal law requires that individuals receive certain information before renting, buying or renovating pre-1978 housing:

  • LANDLORDS have to disclose known information on lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards before leases take effect. Leases must include a disclosure about lead-based paint.
  • SELLERS have to disclose known information on lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards before selling a house. Sales contracts must include a disclosure about lead-based paint. Buyers have up to 10 days to check for lead.
  • RENOVATORS disturbing more than 2 square feet of painted surfaces have to give you this pamphlet before starting work.

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Seller's Property Disclosure (All Types of Properties)

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This form is filled out by the seller of any type of property and made available to potential buyers. It contains an extensive list describing the condition of the property and anything included in the sale. It lists any potential hazards or adverse conditions that may affect the property. This form is approved by the Colorado Real Estate Commission.

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Seller's Property Disclosure (Residential)

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Seller's Property Disclosure (Residential)

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This form is filled out by the seller of residential property and made available to potential buyers. It contains an extensive list describing the condition of the property and anything included in the sale. It lists any potential hazards or adverse conditions that may affect the property. This form is Real Estate Commission approved.

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Square Footage Disclosure

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Square Footage Disclosure

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