Ziad K. Abdelnour, President & CEO Blackhawk Partners, Inc, the New York_based advisory firm on such matters, puts it this way: "Giving a Letter of Intent only means 'Yes I'm intent to buy the goods but I can change my mind anytime.' A letter of Intent is not a binding contract. [Hence] The Letter of Intent is a total waste of time on a worthless piece of paper."
Alright. Let's look at how to write a Letter of Intent step by stepǍ. At the top of the letter, write today's dateǎ. Include the Seller or Broker information at the top of the letterǏ. Explain that you are presenting this as a Letter of Intent to purchase the propertyǐ. Explain who you are _ whether you are buying through an LLC, investment group, etcǑ. Describe the property you are purchasing _ the property name and addressǒ. Include the price you would agree to purchase the propertyǓ. Define the due diligence period _ it may be anywhere from 30 to 90 days, possibly even longer in a complex projectǔ. Identify how you would like to finance the project _ Seller financing, loan assumption, bank financing, etc.