The significance of the letter of intent is also seen in the real estate field for it can tell a property owner of a person wishing to buy. It can also play a significant role in cases of disabled persons whose parents have passed on by showing the intention of the parents to the child.
We have a saying in our firm that smooth transactions make successful transitions. Basically, if two parties cannot agree on the elements of the LOI, they will probably have a hard time negotiating while dealing with the minutiae of the purchase agreement. Normally, once the key points of the deal are negotiated up front, the rest of the transaction tends to work much more smoothly.