buying a for sale by owner house – offer letter?


I found a for fsbo house to buy and am planning to use a real estate attorney to review or to draw up a contract. My question is about the offer letter. I have financing, and know that title and inspection are the other things I need to worry about after that. The sellers are using a standard offer letter form that they got from office max or whatever, so not much detail. I have heard that you need a real estate attny to look over the purchase and sale agreement but what about the offer? I don’t want to leave something giant out of there and then end up regretting it later. Can anyone tell me if there are specific things that I should put in there in addition to the basics that I mentioned above? My listing agent mentioned having stipulations on earnest money, what happens if a timeline is not met for inspection or whatever, etc. I am wondering if there is anything else that I need to worry about…thank you!

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