Real Estate in Writing


#1

Hi, if I make an offer to my ex, via email, re the former marital home will this work, or do real estate contracts have to be in writing and signed?

I have read the Statute of Frauds but came away unsure since email wasn’t discussed…


#2

An email offer to purchase a home from your spouse as part of a marital property settlement is not binding.


#3

Thanks. What about a signed & notarized letter? … or what would suffice as a bona fide offer?


#4

I do not practice in the area of real estate law. You will need to consult with a realtor, or real estate attorney to have a proper offer to purchase drawn up