What if I discover at closing that the maintenance is higher than what was represented by seller in the contract?


Such a discovery will depend on many factors. In most cases if through ordinary due diligence the buyer is able to confirm the maintenance charges prior to the contract by verifying the amount directly with the managing agent, then it will be difficult to accuse the seller of misrepresentation, if an unintentional mistake was made … More What if I discover at closing that the maintenance is higher than what was represented by seller in the contract?

Must I provide my social security number on my co-op contract?


Absolutely not. Although the form contract has a ‘”fill in the blank” for both seller and purchaser social security numbers, it is not recommended to put this information on the contract. In the age of identity theft, it makes no ┬ásense that this information is on the contract, a copy of which can easily end … More Must I provide my social security number on my co-op contract?