The Most Important Clause to Include in a Letter of Intent (LOI) Or Purchase Contract. Writing a Purchase Contract or Letter of Intent (LOI) to buy an apartment building or commercial property can be an exciting experience. It can also be a bit intimidating. This is especially true for beginning investors.
So, if a letter or document that nominally or presumably conveys the signer's "intent" or intention to buy, is essentially meaningless and worthless in legal terms, and is not binding on the signer or anyone, and CANNOT be enforced on him, then why would a respectable crude buyer, in the first place, want to waste its precious time and resources (or that of its expensive lawyers) to engage in such a fruitless exercise for the benefit of a seller? Especially for an unknown or obscure seller?