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I would agree with you that the terms of the sales contract control.If the buyer has no out concerning park approval then they are in breach of the contract if they do not close on time.
You may need a local lawyer to file such a suit or threaten such a lawsuit.If they bought this without any language about park approval then you are correct that it would be their problem under Connecticut law as a breach of the sales contract.
So I should contact a Real Estate or Contract attorney on my behalf? It is a STICKY situation adding that the Realtor represents both me AND the buyer
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I would use a real estate lawyer.You would advise them that if they do not close you intend to sue for breach of contract.I will get you lawyer referral here..
thank you very much!
Here is ABA approved referral.
New Haven County Bar Association LRS New Haven, CT Phone:(NNN) NNN-NNNNCounties Served: New Haven, Waterbury, Valley and Shoreline areas
Meets ABA Standards for Lawyer Referral
Fairfield County LRS Bridgeport, CT Phone:(NNN) NNN-NNNNCounties Served: Fairfield
Hartford County Bar Association LRS Hartford, CT Phone:(NNN) NNN-NNNNCounties Served: Hartford, Litchfield, Middlesex, Tolland and Windham
New London County Bar Association LRS Yantic, CT Phone:(NNN) NNN-NNNNCounties Served: New London
You were smart here to get a signed sales contract as it protects you in all of this.
I wish you the best in resolving it or a suit of you have too.
I am in New Haven County/near Middlesex county though do you have any referring council in those counties? I am in Wallingford 06492 near Meriden 06450 ? Please
I am sorry I didn't see the ones listed above
Your answer solidified my position.
The Hartford one above covers Middlesex County too.
lastly, can I have the buyer pay the legal fees for his breach of contract?
Here is reference about possible damages you can claim in such a suit.And yes your lawyer would seek legal fees here too.
Good luck here, thanks for the chance to help tonight.
Thank you. I can breathe a little better now.
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