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138. Buyer in the standard form used by Escrow Company. Escrow Company shall modify such documents to the extent necessary to be 139. consistent with this Contract. (iv) Escrow Company fees, unless otherwise stated herein, shall be allocated equally between Seller and 140. Buyer. (v) Escrow Company shall send to all parties and Broker(s) copies of all notices and communications directed to Seller, Buyer 141. and Broker(s). (vi) Escrow Company shall provide Broker(s) access to escrowed materials and information regarding the escrow. (vii) 142. If an Affidavit of Disclosure is provided, Escrow Company shall record the Affidavit at COE.
3e. 143. Tax Prorations: Real property taxes payable by Seller shall be prorated to COE based upon the latest tax information available.
3f. 144. Release of Earnest Money: In the event of a dispute between Buyer and Seller regarding any Earnest Money deposited with
145. Escrow Company, Buyer and Seller authorize Escrow Company to release the Earnest Money pursuant to the terms and conditions 146. of this Contract in its sole and absolute discretion. Buyer and Seller agree to hold harmless and indemnify Escrow Company against 147. any claim, action or lawsuit of any kind, and from any loss, judgment, or expense, including costs and attorney fees, arising from or 148. relating in any way to the release of the Earnest Money.
3g. 149. Prorations of Assessments and Fees: All assessments and fees that are not a lien as of COE, including homeowner’s
150. association fees, rents, irrigation fees, and, if assumed, insurance premiums, interest on assessments, interest on encumbrances,
151. and service contracts, shall be prorated as of COE or   Other:
3h. 152. Assessment Liens: The amount of any assessment lien or bond including those charged by a special taxing district, such as a
4. DISCLOSURE
4a. 154. Seller’s Property Disclosure Statement (“SPDS”): Seller shall deliver a completed AAR Residential SPDS form to Buyer 155. within three (3) days after Contract acceptance. Buyer shall provide notice of any SPDS items disapproved within the Inspection 156. Period or five (5) days after receipt of the SPDS, whichever is later.
4b. 157. Insurance Claims History: Seller shall deliver to Buyer a written five (5) year insurance claims history regarding the Premises (or a 158. claims history for the length of time Seller has owned the Premises if less than five (5) years) from Seller’s insurance company or an 159. insurance support organization or consumer reporting agency, or if unavailable from these sources, from Seller, within five (5) days 160. after Contract acceptance. Buyer shall provide notice of any items disapproved within the Inspection Period or five (5) days after 161. receipt of the claims history, whichever is later.
4c. 162. Foreign Sellers: The Foreign Investment in Real Property Tax Act (“FIRPTA”) is applicable if Seller is a non-resident alien
163. individual, foreign corporation, foreign partnership, foreign trust, or foreign estate (“Foreign Person”). Seller agrees to complete, 164. sign, and deliver to Escrow Company a certificate indicating whether Seller is a Foreign Person. FIRPTA requires that a foreign 165. seller may have federal income taxes up to 15% of the purchase price withheld, unless an exception applies. Seller is responsible 166. for obtaining independent legal and tax advice.
4d. 167. Lead-Based Paint Disclosure: If the Premises were built prior to 1978, Seller shall: (i) notify Buyer of any known lead-based paint 168. (“LBP”) or LBP hazards in the Premises; (ii) provide Buyer with any LBP risk assessments or inspections of the Premises in Seller’s 169. possession; (iii) provide Buyer with the Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and Lead-Based Paint Hazards, and any 170. report, records, pamphlets, and/or other materials referenced therein, including the pamphlet “Protect Your Family from Lead in Your 171. Home” (collectively “LBP Information”). Buyer shall return a signed copy of the Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and 172. Lead-Based Paint Hazards to Seller prior to COE.
173. LBP Information was provided prior to Contract acceptance and Buyer acknowledges the opportunity to conduct LBP risk 174. assessments or inspections during Inspection Period.
175. Seller shall provide LBP Information within five (5) days after Contract acceptance. Buyer may within ten (10) days
176. or days after receipt of the LBP Information conduct or obtain a risk assessment or inspection of the Premises for the 177. presence of LBP or LBP hazards (“Assessment Period”). Buyer may within five (5) days after receipt of the LBP Information or five 178. (5) days after expiration of the Assessment Period cancel this Contract.
179. Buyer is further advised to use certified contractors to perform renovation, repair or painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in 180. residential properties built before 1978 and to follow specific work practices to prevent lead contamination.
181. If Premises were constructed prior to 1978, (BUYER’S INITIALS REQUIRED) BUYER   BUYER 182. If Premises were constructed in 1978 or later, (BUYER’S INITIALS REQUIRED) BUYER   BUYER
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 3d. 133. Additional Instructions: (i) Escrow Company shall promptly furnish notice of pending sale that contains the name and address of 134. Buyer to any homeowner’s association(s) in which the Premises are located. (ii) If Escrow Company is also acting as the title agency 135. but is not the title insurer issuing the title insurance policy, Escrow Company shall deliver to Buyer and Seller, upon deposit of funds, a 136. closing protection letter from the title insurer indemnifying Buyer and Seller for any losses due to fraudulent acts or breach of escrow 137. instructions by Escrow Company. (iii) All documents necessary to close this transaction shall be executed promptly by Seller and
  153. Community Facilities District, shall be prorated as of COE.
       Residential Resale Real Estate Purchase Contract • Updated: February 2017 Copyright © 2017 Arizona Association of REALTORS®. All rights reserved.
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