The Northeast Florida Association of Realtors has a standard offer form that is pretty much used universally in our area. Here’s a link to a copy of the contract.
The offer price, is of course up to you, and we support and will champion your offer. We will provide comp data to you to help in making the decision. We are both well versed in the negotiation process and know many of the area agents and hot button issues.
The contract has built in protections for buyers including financing contingencies and inspection contingencies.
Our recommendation on a binder deposit when purchasing a home is 2-3 percent of the purchase price.
A standard close turnaround with a loan is approximately 45 days. Cash turnaround can move as quickly as the seller and title company can get their parts of the deal completed.