Romeoville, IL asked in Real Estate Law for Illinois

Q: what does hard and soft mean for windows in a real estate contract. I took the drapes and left the blinds. did I breach?

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Vincent Anthony Incopero
Vincent Anthony Incopero
  • Elmhurst, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: I am unaware of either of the terms you have referred to, hard and soft, appearing in either of the two most common real estate purchase contracts used in the chicago metro area. If you were to provide the specific language appearing in the contract the question may be capable of answering. Did you work with an attorney or a real estate broker in the transaction? If so, you may want to start by asking either or both of those professionals as they would be familiar with the contract and would be in the best position to answer your question.

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