The physical condition of the apartment at the time of delivery of possession of the apartment
- Buying an apartment in Israel
- Contract Structure
There are several options regarding the physical condition of the apartment at the time of its delivery. It can be stated in the agreement that the apartment is purchased in its condition as is, as it is, without the seller being required to do any action in the apartment, and thus will also be delivered to the buyer at the time of delivery of possession of the apartment.
It can be concluded that the apartment will be delivered in its condition as it is at the time of signing the contract subject to reasonable and normal wear and tear.
In such a case if the air conditioner motor has stopped operating between these dates – the seller will not repair. Therefore, there are those who add that even if the apartment is delivered in its condition as it is at the time of signing the contract, subject to reasonable and normal wear and tear, but when all its systems are in good working order, and so are the electrical appliances, even if out of order despite reasonable and normal use.
If the sellers have undertaken to repair any dampness in the apartment by the time the possession is delivered and the apartment is delivered in the summer, the buyers will be able to know whether the seller has met his obligations only during the following winter; Or if the seller undertook to continue to cultivate the garden and the apartment is delivered in the winter, only in the following spring will he be able to verify that the seller has complied with his obligations; Wise advice In these matters, the apartment and the garden should be photographed before signing the agreement.
This way, buyers can easily verify that the seller has met his obligations regarding the condition of the apartment.