March 13, 2014 Josh Cantwell (0) Here's another great Real Estate Coaching Tip; The letter of intent or LOI is typically used to define a letter from an employer to a contractor, it could also be sent from the main contractor to a subcontractor. However, an LOI can come in different forms. It contains some sort of communication stating a proposal to enter into a contract in the future. If you loved this and are looking for more great info and tips on a reoccurring basis click here. An LOI should serve at least one of these three functions: • This is a non-binding declaration of the future objective of two parties, the employer and the contractor, what you would call a 'comfort letter’. • This is an interim contract containing its own terms and conditions, which will lead the connection between two parties until an official written contract is created. • This is a concluding agreement which, despite their taking no prescribed implementation is judged to have the combined terms of a formal written contract on which two parties intend to go into agreement on. Tips to build an impressive letter of intent You're Letter of intent should do the follow: • The Scope of the work should be clearly identified. • The matters that you want to resolve during a specific contract period before and after the main agreement should be part of the description. • A Letter of Intent is prepared for elasticity growth, and should only serve as a temporary contract, incomplete in lieu of the main agreement, and that neither party intends to be bound by the main agreement until the written manuscript is implemented by each of them. • However, it is possible for the both parties to unintentionally surrender such requirements if their behavior denies this. • Clearly write out what laws applies to this. • Have terms spelled out of what to do in case of failure to uphold terms on either parties obligations. If this is not spelled out and failure happens, it can lead to an argument on whether the agreement is composed of or lacking of VAT – Value Added Text. • Your letter should contain the dispute resolution. • The letter should be a clear future agreement is decided it will relate with hindsight, and that any expenditures under the Letter of Intent will be preserved as outgoings of money against duties under the main agreement once this originates force. • It should be issued by whoever is entering into the contract themselves, not issued by someone else who doesn’t have authority to contractually quandary the issuer such as the project manager. • The original expiration date of said contract should be written in the LOI and it should provide for what will occur if the main agreement is never agreed on. You're Letter of intent shouldn't do the following: • Don't use a Letter of Intent as a supernumerary in place of a correctly recruited contract. • Don't have a Letter of Intent which joins all the relationships of the agreement • Never send a duplicate of the LOI to the future party for verification • Don’t formalize the pledged connection before the letter’s expiration. This letter would be a weak relation of a sensibly exchanged and recognized agreement. However, should something go wrong during the period of time before the actual contract is formalized, it will carry on in lieu of said contract. The Letter of Intent needs to check and manage expiration and renewal dates. Improve and replace an LOI with a fully-formed, documented agreement as soon as conceivable. Follow the given instructions and enjoy your ride in the business communication world, whether it be for Real Estate Investing, or other business related ventures! If you loved this and are looking for more great info and tips on a reoccurring basis click here.