Land Contract Michigan Form Details

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Form NameBlank Land Contract
Form Length3 pages
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Fillable fields51
Avg. time to fill out10 min 57 sec
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FORM OF LAND CONTRACT

 

 

 

 

 

 

Parties

This Contract, made this

 

 

day of

,

19

, between

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

hereinafter referred to as "Seller", whose address is

 

 

 

 

 

 

and

 

 

 

 

hereinafter referred

to as "Purchaser",

whose

address is

 

WITNESSETH:

 

 

 

 

Description

1.

Seller Agrees:

 

 

 

 

of Premises

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(a)

To sell and convey to Purchaser land in the

 

of

 

, County of

 

 

 

, Michigan, described as:

 

 

 

 

TAX I.D. #

Commonly known as:

hereinafter referred to as "the land", together with all tenements, hereditaments, improvements, and appurtenances, including any lighting and plumbing fixtures, shades, Venetian blinds, curtain rods, storm windows, storm doors, screens, awnings, TV antenna, now on the land, subject to any applicable building and use restrictions and to any easements affecting the land.

Terms of

(b)

That the full

consideration for the sale

 

of the

land to

Purchaser is:

Payment

 

 

($

) dollars, of which the sum of ($

 

 

) dollars has been paid to Seller prior

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

to the delivery hereof, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, and the additional sum of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

($

 

 

 

 

) dollars, is to be paid to Seller, with

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

interest on any part thereof at any time unpaid at the rate of

 

 

 

 

 

 

per cent per annum while

 

Purchaser is not in default, and at the rate of

 

 

per cent per annum, computed upon the

 

balance of the purchase price then unpaid, during the period of any default in payment. Such additional

 

purchase money and interest is to be paid in monthly installments of ($

 

 

 

 

) dollars each, or more

 

at Purchaser's option, on the

 

day of each month, beginning

 

 

, 19

; such payments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

to be applied first upon interest and the balance on principal. All of the purchase money and interest

 

shall, however, be fully paid within

 

years from the date hereof, anything herein to the contrary

 

notwithstanding.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seller's

(c)

To execute and deliver to Purchaser or his assigns, upon

 

 

 

 

 

payment in full of all

Duty to

sums owing hereon, less the amount then owing on any unpaid mortgage or mortgages, and the

Convey

surrender of the duplicate of this contract, a good and sufficient warranty deed conveying title to the land,

 

subject to abovementioned restrictions and easements and to any then unpaid mortgage or mortgages,

 

but free from all other encumbrances, except such as may be herein set forth or shall have accrued or

 

attached since the date hereof through the acts or omissions of persons other than Seller or his assigns.

To furnish

(d) To deliver to Purchaser as evidence of title, at Seller's option, either commitment for title insurance

Title

followed by a policy pursuant thereto insuring Purchaser or abstract of title covering the land, furnished

Evidence

by

 

 

 

 

 

 

{insert Title Company name}. The effective date of the policy or

 

certification date of the abstract is to be approximately the date of this contract. Seller shall have the

 

right to retain possession of such evidence of title during the life of this contract but upon demand shall

 

lend it to Purchaser upon the pledging of a reasonable security.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Purchaser's

2.

Purchaser Agrees:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Duties

(a)

To purchase the land and pay Seller the sum aforesaid, with interest thereon as above provided.

(b)To use, maintain and occupy the land in accordance with any and all building and use restrictions applicable thereto.

(c)To keep the land in accordance with all police, sanitary or other regulations imposed by any governmental authority.

(d)To keep and maintain the land and the buildings in as good condition as they are at the date hereof and not to commit waste, remove or demolish any improvements thereon, or otherwise diminish the value of Seller's security, without the written consent of Seller.

To Pay Taxes

(e)

To pay all taxes and special assessments hereafter levied on the land before any penalty for non-

and keep

payment attaches thereto, and submit receipts to Seller upon request, as evidence of payment thereof;

Premises

and also at all times to keep the buildings now or hereafter on the land insured against loss and damage,

Insured

in manner and to an amount approved by Seller, and to deliver the policies as issued to Seller with the

 

premiums fully paid.

Alternate

If an amount representing estimated monthly costs of taxes, special assessments and insurance is

Payment

inserted in Paragraph 2(f), then the method of payment of these items therein indicated shall be adopted.

Method

If such an amount is not inserted, then Paragraph 2(f) shall be of no effect and the method of payment

 

provided in Paragraph 2(e) shall apply.

Insert amount

(f)

To pay monthly in addition to the monthly payment hereinbefore stipulated, the sum of

if advance

 

($

) dollars, which is an estimate of the monthly cost of taxes, special

 

 

 

 

 

monthly

assessments, and insurance premiums for the land, which shall be credited by Seller on the unpaid

installment

principal balance owing on the contract. If Purchaser is not in default under the terms of this contract,

method of

Seller shall pay for Purchaser's account the taxes, special assessments and insurance premiums

tax and

mentioned in Paragraph 2(e) above when due and before any penalty attaches, and submit receipts

insurance

therefor to Purchaser upon demand. The amounts so paid shall be added to the principal balance of this

payment is to

contract. The amount of the estimated monthly payment, under this paragraph, may be adjusted from

be adopted

time to time so that the amount received shall approximate the total sum required annually for taxes,

 

special assessments and insurance. This adjustment shall be made on demand of either of the parties

 

and any deficiencies shall be paid by Purchaser upon Seller's demand.

 

 

Acceptance of

(g) That he has examined a title insurance commitment/policy dated

 

an abstract of title

Title and

certified to covering the land, and is satisfied with the marketability of title shown thereby. Delivery of

Premises

such commitment or an owner's title policy issued pursuant to such commitment, or an abstract, to

 

Purchaser shall constitute fulfillment of Seller's agreement to furnish title evidence herein contained.

 

(h) That he has examined the land and is satisfied with the physical condition of any structure thereon,

 

and hereby waives any and all claims on account of any encroachments on the land or any premises

 

adjacent thereto.

 

 

Mortgage

3. Seller and Purchase Mutually Agree:

 

 

by Seller

(a) That Seller may at any time encumber the land by mortgage or mortgages to secure not more than

 

the balance owing hereon at the time such mortgage or mortgages are executed, which mortgage or

 

mortgages shall provide for payments of principal and/or interest not in excess of nor sooner than those

 

provided for in this contract, and shall be a first lien upon the land superior to the right of Purchaser

 

therein; provided notice of the execution of such mortgage or mortgages containing the name and

 

address of the mortgagee or his agent, the amount of such mortgage or mortgages and the rate of

 

interest and maturity of the principal and interest shall be sent to Purchaser by certified mail promptly

 

after execution thereof. Purchaser shall, on demand of the Seller, execute any instruments that may be

 

required for the exercise of the foregoing power. If Purchaser shall refuse to execute any such

 

instruments demanded by Seller or to accept such certified mail, or such certified mail shall be returned

 

unclaimed, then Seller may post such notice in two conspicuous places on the land, and make affidavit

 

of such facts and of such posting, after which Purchaser's rights shall be subordinated to such mortgage

 

or mortgages as hereinbefore provided. The consent obtained, or subordination effected as herein

 

provided, under or by virtue of the foregoing power, shall extend to any and all renewals, extensions or

 

amendments of such mortgage or mortgages after Seller has given notice thereof to Purchaser in like

 

manner as is herein provided for giving notice of the execution of such mortgage or mortgages, except

 

as to amendment which would increase the mortgage amount to one in excess of that owing hereon, or

 

provide for a rate of interest in excess of that provided or a maturity date sooner than provided herein.

Encumbrances

(b) That if the title of Seller is evidenced by land contract or now or hereafter encumbered by mortgage,

on Seller's

Seller shall meet the payments of principal and interest thereon as they mature and produce evidence

Title

thereof to Purchaser on demand. On Seller's default Purchaser may pay the same, which payments

 

shall be credited on the sums matured or first maturing hereon with interest at

 

% per annum on

 

 

 

 

 

payments so made. If proceedings are commenced to recover possession of the land or to enforce the

 

payment of such contract or mortgage, because of Seller's default, Purchaser may at any time thereafter

 

while such proceedings are pending encumber the land by mortgage securing such sums as can be

 

obtained upon such terms as may be required and with the proceeds pay and discharge such mortgage

 

or purchase money lien, and any mortgage so given shall be a first lien upon the land superior to the

 

rights of Seller therein. Thereafter Purchaser shall pay the principal and interest on such mortgage so

 

given as they mature, which payments shall be credited on the sums matured or first maturing hereon.

 

When the amount owing hereon is reduced to that owing upon such contract or mortgage or upon any

 

mortgage executed under either of the powers contained in this contract, a conveyance shall be made in

 

the form above provided with a covenant by the grantee to assume and pay the same.

Non-payment

(c) That if default is made by Purchaser in the payment of any tax or special assessment or insurance

of Taxes or

premiums or in the delivery of insurance as above provided, Seller may pay such tax, special

Insurance

assessments or premiums or procure such insurance and pay the premiums therefore, and any amount

 

so paid shall be a further lien on the land payable by Purchaser to Seller forthwith with interest at

 

% per annum. This provision shall be effective only if Paragraph 2(e) applies.

 

 

Disposition

(d) That during the existence of this contract, any proceeds received from a hazard insurance policy

of Insurance

covering the land shall first be used to repair the damage and restore the property, with the balance of

Proceeds

such proceeds, if any, being distributed to Seller and Purchaser, as their interests may appear.

Assignment

(e) That no assignment or conveyance by Purchaser shall create any liability whatsoever against Seller

by Purchaser

until a duplicate thereof duly witnessed and acknowledged, containing the residence address of the

 

assignee, shall be delivered either personally or by certified mail to Seller and receipt therefor obtained.

 

Purchaser's liability hereunder shall not be released or affected in any way by delivery of such

 

assignment, or by Seller's endorsement of receipt or acceptance thereon.

 

 

Possession

(f) That Purchaser shall have the right to possession of the land from and after the date hereof, unless

 

otherwise herein provided, and be entitled to retain possession thereof only so long as there is no default

 

on his part in carrying out the terms and conditions hereof. If the land is vacant or unimproved,

 

Purchaser shall be deemed to be in constructive possession only, which possessory right shall cease

 

and terminate after service of a notice of forfeiture of this contract. Erection of signs by Purchaser on

 

vacant or unimproved property shall not constitute actual possession by him.

 

 

Right

(g) That should Purchaser fail to perform this contract or any part thereof, Seller immediately after such

to Forfeit

default shall have the right to declare this contract forfeited and void, and retain whatever may have been

 

paid hereon, and all improvements that may have been made upon the land, together with additions and

 

accretions thereto, and consider and treat Purchaser as his tenant holding over without permission and

 

may take immediate possession of the land, and Purchaser and each and every other occupant remove

 

and put out. A proper notice of forfeiture, giving Purchaser at least fifteen (15) days to pay any moneys

 

required to be paid hereunder or to cure other material breaches of this contract, shall be served on

 

Purchaser, as provided by statute, prior to institution of any proceedings to recover possession of the

 

land.

 

 

Acceleration

(h) That if proceedings are taken to enforce this contract by equitable action, after Purchaser shall have

Clause

been in default for a period of forty-five (45) days or more, the entire amount owing hereon shall be due

 

and payable forthwith, anything herein contained to the contrary notwithstanding.

 

 

 

(i) That time shall be deemed to be of the essence of this contract.

 

Notice to

(j) That any declarations, notices or papers necessary or proper to terminate, accelerate or enforce this

Purchaser

contract shall be conclusively presumed to have been served upon Purchaser if such instrument was

 

enclosed in an envelope with first-class postage fully prepaid, addressed to Purchaser at the address set

 

forth in the heading of this contract or at the latest other address which may have been specified by

 

Purchaser and receipted for in writing by Seller, and such envelope was deposited in the United States

 

government mail.

 

Additional

(k)

 

Clauses

 

 

Dower

If the wife of Seller has dower rights in the land, she agrees by joining in the execution of this contract, to

Rights

join in executing the deed to be given in fulfillment hereof.

 

Capacity

Any individual parties hereto represent themselves to be of full age.

Any corporate parties hereto

of Parties

present themselves to be existing corporations with their charters

in full force and effect. Any

 

partnership parties hereto represent themselves to be existing partnerships with their certificates in full

 

force and effect.

 

Interpretation

The pronouns and relative words herein used are written in the masculine and singular. If, however,

of Contract

more than one person joins in the execution hereof as Seller or Purchaser, or either party be of the

 

feminine sex or a corporation, such words shall be read as if written in plural, feminine or neuter,

 

respectively. The covenants herein shall bind the heirs, devisees, legatees, successors and assigns of

 

the respective parties.

 

Signatures

Signed, sealed and delivered by the parties in duplicate the day and year first above written.

IN THE PRESENCE OF:

Individual

STATE OF MICHIGAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acknowledgement

COUNTY OF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this

 

day of

, 19

 

by

 

 

 

 

.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Notary Public

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

County, Michigan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My commission expires:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Corporate

STATE OF MICHIGAN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Acknowledgement

COUNTY OF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this

 

 

day of

 

 

 

, 19

 

 

,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(1) by

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(3) of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(4) a

 

 

Corporation on behalf of the said corporation.

 

 

 

Notary Public

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

County, Michigan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My commission expires:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

Insert at (1) name(s) of officer(s); (2) title(s) of officer(s); (3) name of corporation; (4) state of

 

 

 

corporation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Instrument

Drafted by:

Business

Address:

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