Originally Posted by jameswilson29
Finally, submit your proposed written contract to the seller and ask for his or her acceptance of the basic form before you inspect the boat, so the seller knows that he or she will not be selling the boat "as is", with you taking the entire risk of the condition of the boat and spending money on a survey and haul out without any recourse against the seller if it turns out the seller was misrepresenting the condition of the boat. Do not use the standard broker's contract which shifts all the risk to the buyer.
Would you elaborate as to what you mean here?
How do you get the seller to assume part of the risk?