Definition of "Paper"

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David Janvion, Real Estate Agent Florida Capital Realty

Amount received by a seller of real property in the form of credit rather than cash. Interest is typically received on the note. If a house is sold for $300,000 of which $100,000 is cash and the balance in a mortgage, $200,000 of paper has been received. It may be risk for the seller to take paper if the buyer has significant financial problems which prevent him from getting a mortgage at the bank.

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Comments for Paper

Deborah Deborah said:

What form the seller signs when he refuses on an offer?

Feb 25, 2020  08:47:43

Real Estate Agent

Hey, Deborah! Are you referring to the RPI Form 184? If an offer is submitted to the agent’s client (the seller) and the offer is rejected and no counteroffer will be made, the agent fills the RPI Form 184. This form is a written rejection of the offer stating that no counteroffer will be forthcoming. We also have an article that points out some of the reasons home offers get rejected, if your interested to find out more about turned down offers.

Apr 08, 2020  11:03:51


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