Estate Transaction Guide

The guidelines and formats appearing on this website replace all previous editions. The most current editions should be August 2009. The processing cover sheet in Section I should be used when submitting paperwork to the Office of General Counsel for preliminary review. Sections II-VI contain checklists for each type of land transaction.
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Section I

Processing Cover Sheet


Section II

Departmental Checklist - Purchase by MSU Offer to Sell Real Estate


Section III

Departmental Checklist - Sale by MSU Offer to Purchase Real Estate


Section IV

Option to Purchase and Exhibits A and B


Section V

Departmental Checklist - Donations Donor Certificate


Section VI

Easements, Rights-of-Way, Leases, and Timber Sales