To do this, the buyer must have access to the property in question and the related documents and/or financial documents. In the event that the buyer has access to the property at an early stage, sellers often try to limit the time a buyer can access the property. Often, sellers attempt to retain the right to interrupt access to the property if the seller believes that negotiations between buyer and seller have not been or have no longer been productive. Buyers will usually resist such attempts. For this reason, buyers often insist that exclusivity provisions be included in the access agreement. The nature and extent of the seller`s insurance and guarantees is one of the most negotiated aspects of the commercial sales contract. For good practices, a Memorandum of Understanding should be used to ensure that the parties agree on the basic terms of the sale before investing time and energy in negotiating the PPE, which is often a long and tedious process, which involves several review cycles before reaching a mutually acceptable agreement. Commercial contracts for the purchase and sale of real estate often contain other important provisions….