How to avoid 7 contingency issues that can derail your deal

Here are some of the most common contingency issues plus the workarounds to help you sail through the problems without derailing the transaction.

Improve your chances in multiple-offer situations

Too many contingencies can put buyers at a competitive disadvantageread more

Common surprises in real estate negotiation

When contingencies are involved, expect the unexpectedread more

Low inventories thwarting buyers

Available homes go to the swift, ready and aggressiveread more

Don’t buy house without these 3 contract contingencies

Protect yourself from financial disasterread more

Don’t buy house without these 3 contract contingencies

Protect yourself from financial disasterread more

2 must-have contingencies in a home purchase offer

Stand your ground even if agent advises against themread more