Q: in colorado if i offered full listing price no contignent cash offer do they have to accept or at least respond
A: Dear Colorado Offerer: The question you pose has a direct and straightforward reply based in contract law. An offer to purchase (your offer at full list price) is only an OFFER. Meaning, an offer invites acceptance but does not create a contract. The Seller's choices in reply to your offer include: (A) ignoring the offer, (B) rejecting the offer, and (C) even making a counter to your offer at a price greater than the list price. All of those outcomes are possible and "legal" (and, the counter at a higher price does indeed happen). I hope this is responsive.
JIM GREER is an attorney licensed to practice in CO and CA and has specialized in real estate matters for the past 30 years; nothing herein shall be construed as the offering of legal advice insofar as Mr. Greer is not in an attorney-client capacity with the inquiring party. 303.818.8422
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