Can the parties close on the next available business day without the delaying party being in breach?

Legal Q&A | What happens if a delayed Settlement deadline falls on a holiday?

QUESTION: Let’s assume the seventh day of the delay period for Settlement/Closing in paragraph 12 of the Offer to Purchase and Contract (Form 2-T) falls on a holiday, thus making it impossible to close that day. Can the parties close on the next available business day without the delaying party being in breach?


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Red, White & YOU – Don't miss the celebration of the year!

Whether a ball gown or blue jeans is your thing, come as you are in your red, white and blue, and celebrate the installation of our 2023 President Leigh Brown and incoming leadership. It's happening on January 26, starting at 6:45pm at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Concord Golf Resort & Spa. Tickets are $125 per person and include a buffet dinner and two drink tickets. Don't miss out on the fun. Buy tickets »


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30 Under 30 applications due January 18

Each June, REALTOR® Magazine features 30 rising young stars in the real estate industry, and hundreds of real estate practitioners apply to be one of the honorees. Our very own Allie Parker of Cary and Alex Lawrence of Raleigh were 2022 finalists. You could be next! 30 Under 30 application closes Wednesday, January 18. Learn more »


Enter to win a $2,500 Caesars Luxury Experience Giveaway

Your NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation is giving away two consecutive nights (Sunday-Thursday) for two in a luxury room at Harrah's Cherokee Casino Resort, $250 dining credit to use at the Caesars Entertainment-owned restaurant(s) of your choice, and $2,500 Cash. Raffle tickets are $25 each or five (5) tickets for $100. Buy your ticket »

NC REALTORS® offices will be closed today in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.