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Until a lease is signed by both parties, there is no binding contract because there is no full accord and satisfaction of all the terms and conditions of the agreement which is required in order for there to be a binding contract. You have every right to pick one prospective tenant over another for any reason other than an illegal discrimination...i.e., picking one tenant over another based on race, religion, ethnicity, age, sex or some other protected group. But, even if this prospective tenant would be a member of any such protected group, the prospective tenant still has the burden of proving you based your decision upon that rather than some other variable.
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