May 2, 2016

Novato Pending & Contingent Sales – Real Estate Contingencies

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View Novato contingent and pending sales here. What are contingent or pending sales? They are homes that are under offer or contract of sale. The buyer has not released his contingencies yet, meaning that if he chooses to back out for any reason, he can. Usually without loss of any of his earnest money deposit.

These “contingencies” must be included in the contact to purchase to protect the buyer. One contingency is the ‘finance contingency’. Until you have 100% Underwriter Loan approval you should NOT remove this contingency. Another contingency is the ‘appraisal contingency’. This protects the buyer in case your Lender does not value the property as highly as you do. If the appraisal falls short of the purchase offer price you could ask the Seller to match the appraised value or back out of the deal with a full refund of your deposit.

The last major contingency is the ‘inspection contingency’. You should do all inspections that are important to yourself and the property you are buying. The main inspections are Pest Inspection and Home Inspection. Others that may be considered are Roof, Chimney, Pool, Foundation and even Soils Inspections. Marin Real-Estate recommends Engineered Soil Repairs for any suspect earth movement.

Contingencies protect you in case you cannot perform or choose not to perform and close escrow on a home. If you cancel a contract after you have waived ALL contingencies you could find yourself forfeiting your earnest money deposit, usually to a maximum of 3% in California. Once a Buyer has removed ALL contingencies, the home is ready to close escrow.

  1. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,900 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,090 sqft
    Year built: 1982
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 12
    Listing provided by Mark Adams, Terra Firma Global Partners
  2. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,815 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,448 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Days on market: 12
    Listing provided by Tom Bolles, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  3. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,516 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,500 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Days on market: 13
    Listing provided by Nick Cooper, Pacific Union International
  4. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,835 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,982 sqft
    Year built: 1977
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 13
    Listing provided by Matthew Hughes, Paragon Real Estate Group - Greenbrae
  5. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,769 sq ft
    Year built: 1967
    Days on market: 13
    Listing provided by Kathleen Freitag, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  6. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,352 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,799 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 15
    Listing provided by Sharon Plummer, Bradley Real Estate-Novato
  7. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,511 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,398 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 16
    Listing provided by Deborah Solvason, Paragon Real Estate Group - Greenbrae
  8. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,652 sq ft
    Lot size: 27,931 sqft
    Year built: 1977
    Days on market: 17
    Listing provided by Kathleen Schlegel, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
  9. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,733 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,707 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Days on market: 19
    Listing provided by Julie Widergren, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
  10. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,252 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,749 sqft
    Year built: 1955
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 19
    Listing provided by Blaine Morris, Pacific Union International
  11. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,039 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,260 sqft
    Year built: 2002
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 20
    Listing provided by Barton Pate, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  12. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,731 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,729 sqft
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 21
    Listing provided by Carol Courtney, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  13. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,218 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,711 sqft
    Year built: 1999
    Days on market: 21
    Listing provided by Marie Hoch, Bradley Real Estate-Novato
  14. 6 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,311 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,348 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 24
    Listing provided by Julie Widergren, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
  15. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 6,764 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.98 ac
    Year built: 1982
    Days on market: 24
    Listing provided by IsobelWiener DanielleChavanon, Sotheby's International Realty
  16. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,152 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,906 sqft
    Days on market: 24
    Listing provided by Amy Diller, Bradley Real Estate-Novato
  17. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,261 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,250 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Days on market: 24
    Listing provided by Linda Mazzuchi, RE/MAX Gold
  18. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,235 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,344 sqft
    Year built: 1981
    Days on market: 24
    Listing provided by Kathleen Emrey, Marin Modern Real Estate
  19. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,051 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,054 sqft
    Year built: 1984
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 25
    Listing provided by Carolyn Reid, Bradley Real Estate-Novato
  20. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,854 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,742 sqft
    Year built: 2002
    Days on market: 26
    Listing provided by Cecile Hawkins, Alain Pinel Realtors
  21. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 4,168 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,001 sqft
    Year built: 1990
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 27
    Listing provided by Sondra Oczkus, Bradley Real Estate-Novato
  22. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,446 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,898 sqft
    Year built: 1963
    Days on market: 28
    Listing provided by Tony Arcuri, CENTURY 21 Bundesen
  23. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 1,958 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,475 sqft
    Year built: 1968
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 28
    Listing provided by Jeff Johnston, Alain Pinel Realtors
  24. 3 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,712 sq ft
    Year built: 1974
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 28
    Listing provided by Martine Swain, Bradley Real Estate-Novato
  25. 5 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,985 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,681 sqft
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 34
    Listing provided by Kirtis Donaldson, Bradley Real Estate-Novato
  26. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,556 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,901 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Days on market: 34
    Listing provided by Shari Wilkins, Bradley Real Estate-Novato
  27. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,690 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,006 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 34
    Listing provided by James Stafford, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
  28. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,637 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,879 sqft
    Year built: 1973
    Days on market: 35
    Listing provided by Amy Diller, Bradley Real Estate-Novato
  29. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,330 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,160 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Days on market: 35
    Listing provided by Joe Bondanza, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
  30. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Lot size: 671 sqft
    Year built: 1942
    Days on market: 35
    Listing provided by Liliana Murphy, Allison James Estates & Homes
  31. 3 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,396 sq ft
    Lot size: 932 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Days on market: 38
    Listing provided by Sandy Mahoney, The Madison Company
  32. 1 bed, 1 full bath
    Home size: 624 sq ft
    Lot size: 623 sqft
    Year built: 1989
    Days on market: 41
    Listing provided by Britt Johnson, Alain Pinel Realtors
  33. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 1,808 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,398 sqft
    Year built: 1964
    Days on market: 42
    Listing provided by Tom Benoit, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  34. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,273 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,276 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Days on market: 42
    Listing provided by Carol Courtney, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
  35. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,213 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,000 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 45
    Listing provided by Abby Tanem, Coldwell Banker Greenbrae
  36. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,293 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,501 sqft
    Year built: 1949
    Days on market: 46
    Listing provided by Rick Trono, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
  37. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,551 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,011 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 47
    Listing provided by Kevin McGinnis, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
  38. $1,298,000 : 2 Ash Court, Novato
    4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,551 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,995 sqft
    Year built: 2006
    Days on market: 55
    Listing provided by Eric Moore, Decker Bullock Sothebys International Realty
  39. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,442 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,266 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 56
    Listing provided by Candace Nordstrom, Coldwell Banker Greenbrae
  40. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 903 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,450 sqft
    Year built: 1977
    Days on market: 58
    Listing provided by Spiro Stratigos, Zephyr Real Estate
  41. 2 beds, 1 full bath
    Home size: 1,279 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,281 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Days on market: 67
    Listing provided by Sandy Mahoney, The Madison Company
  42. 4 beds, 2 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 3,736 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.39 ac
    Year built: 1986
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 67
    Listing provided by Kyle Frazier, Pacific Union International
  43. 4 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,883 sq ft
    Lot size: 38,420 sqft
    Year built: 1967
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 80
    Listing provided by Maralyn Polo, Klassic Key Properties
  44. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 1,128 sq ft
    Lot size: 475 sqft
    Year built: 1990
    Parking spots: 1
    Days on market: 88
    Listing provided by Anne DeChelbor, Alain Pinel Realtors
  45. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 half baths
    Home size: 2,106 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,565 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Days on market: 89
    Listing provided by Tony Grotjahn CRB CRS, Grotjahn Capital Management Co
  46. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,070 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,342 sqft
    Year built: 2016
    Days on market: 101
    Listing provided by Kyle Frazier, Pacific Union International

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