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Contract For Moving Of House

AGREEMENT made on [Date] by and between [Name] of [Address], hereinafter referred to as Contractor, and [Name] of [Address], hereinafter referred to as Owner' do hereby agree as follows:

Owner owns a building, of approximately [--] square feet, located at [Address].

Owner desires that the building be moved from its present location [Address] to [Address]. The placement of the building at shall be as follows: [Enumerate].

Contractor acknowledges an adequate opportunity to examine the building at its present location and to prepare routes for the moving of the building.

Contractor shall obtain any and all permits required for the moving of the building. Further, Contractor shall secure public liability insurance with a minimum limit for property damage of [$------].

Contractor shall move the building on or before [Date], and the same shall be delivered on or before [Date], time being of the essence. In the event of unsuitable weather, the deadline shall be extended by the number of [--] days of unsuitable weather.

Contractor shall not be responsible for making utility disconnections or connections, or preparation of foundations except as is expressly provided for in writing. Contractor shall place the building upon the foundation at the new location and Contractor's performance be completed upon placing the building properly on the foundation. No later than the date of the move specified above [Date] Owner shall have caused all utilities to be disconnected, and all chattels or personal property to be removed from the building. Contractor shall not be required to commence performance until such preparations are readied, and any dates specified herein shall be extended accordingly.

Contractor shall use reasonable care to prevent damage to the building, and shall restore any damage caused by the move.

Contractor shall secure hazard insurance for the building itself in a minimum amount of [$------].

Contractor shall provide proof of such insurance coverage to Owner upon request.

Owner shall pay to Contractor the total contract price of [$------] for the services to be rendered hereunder as follows:

Such sums due shall constitute a lien upon the building.

Final payment shall be due no later than [Date], provided, that Owner shall not be required to make final payment until Contractor provides an affidavit to Owner that all materials and laborers have been paid in full.

Neither party has made any representations nor promises, other than those contained in this agreement or in some further writing signed by the party making the representation or promise.

No modification of this Agreement will be effective unless it is in writing and is signed by both parties. Time is of the essence of this contract. This Agreement binds and benefits both parties and any successors. This document, including any attachments, is the entire agreement between the parties.

Amendments of this agreement shall be by mutual consent of the parties only in writing.

Any disputes pertaining to said contractual arrangement being affairs that cannot be settled amicably shall be submitted to an arbitrator under the Rules of the American Arbitration Association or like organization in the City of [city], whose award may be reduced to judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.

In connection with this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, each party to this Agreement will execute and deliver any additional documents and perform any additional acts that may be necessary or appropriate to effectuate and perform its obligations under this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby.

This Agreement contains the entire agreement of the parties and there are no other promises or conditions in any other agreement whether oral or written. This Agreement supersedes any prior written or oral agreements between the parties.

Neither this agreement nor any right or interest thereunder shall be assigned in any respect whatsoever.

This instrument contains all of the agreements of the parties. No oral or other statements shall be binding on either of the parties hereto.

This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of [State].

Time of The Essence. Time is the essence of this agreement.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties have executed this agreement the day and year as first above written at [City], [State].





This Section for Notary:


STATE OF -------)

) ss: [date]

COUNTY OF ------)

On [Date] before me, [Name of Notary], notary, personally appeared [Name of Person(s) Involved], personally known to me (or proved to me on the basis of satisfactory evidence) to be the person(s) whose name(s) is/are subscribed to the within instrument and acknowledged to me that he/she/they executed the same in his/her/their authorized capacity(ies), and that by his/her/their signature(s) on the instrument the person(s), or the entity upon behalf of which the person(s) acted, executed the instrument.

Witness my hand and official seal.


[Name of Notary Public]

My commission expires: [date]