What is a Contingency?

May 2, 2014

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Think of the word “contingency” as akin to “if.” When a homebuyer signs a contract agreeing to the purchase of a home, she is saying, “I agree to purchase this home for this amount of money if …” The “if” is the contingency. Contingencies are those items that must come to pass before the sale [...]