There are time bombs in the home buying process that can explode in the last hour without preparation. Such a dreaded request at the last second looks like: “Please send us the private maintenance contract for this road.” Too often, there is no street maintenance contract. Then the fear starts with the idea of putting 40 property owners on the street to sign an agreement within the next 24 hours. The closure on time is then in danger. If you are a real estate agent or mortgage lender, you have experienced it. The above example isn`t that scary, but what if you find a home in a small community, on a rural circular road, or on a gravel/gravel road? Often there is no association and an agreement for road maintenance is rare. Fannie Mae`s traditional loans require that real estate on a private street have an “adequate and legally enforceable maintenance agreement or agreement.” Fannie also explains that the registered document should include the following: to lend on land along a private road, mortgage companies and banks need a copy of the registered street maintenance contract. The road maintenance contract describes how and by whom the private roads of a municipality are maintained. The biggest problem arises when there is no private road agreement. Worse still, the idea is to get about forty landowners to sign an agreement before it is concluded. Fortunately, there are a few possible solutions to this problem: veterans` administration is stricter on private roads than the FTA.