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I have had this happen twice in a row. This is the third time, and my own agent insists I owe up to $2,000, referring to a provision of the standard contract which, I believe, is designed for a situation where the parties determine that the house is termite-riddled and the cost of repair is prohibitive. Then the seller can rescind the contract, but, of course, that has nothing to do with our situation.
Since you are in real estate, how do I get her to seek the opinion of someone else? She is a friend of my wife, and my wife is very upset.