Liquidated Damages


Definition of "Liquidated damages"

Bonny Rich-Carper real estate agent
Bonny Rich-Carper, Real Estate Agent Century 21 Jim White &. Associates

An amount of money provided for in a contract as compensation if the contract is not fulfilled. An example is an offer to buy real property that includes a provision that once the seller accepts the offer, if the buyer does not complete the purchase, the seller may keep the buyer's deposit as damages.

 

Need help from a real estate agent?


Buy Sell Rent

I agree to receive FREE real estate advice.

Are you a real estate agent?


Residential Rental Commercial

I agree to receive FREE real estate advice.

Have a question or comment? We're here to help.

 

*** Your email address will remain confidential.

 

Popular Real Estate Terms

Popular Real Estate Questions