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One year ago we entered into a contract of deed to sell a house

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One year ago we entered into a contract of deed to sell a house we owned. The contract of deed was recorded at our county recorders office. The couple we entered into the contract defaulted and has moved out of the house. We do not know where the couple is. We want to sell the house but the recorded contract for deed probably needs to be unrecorded or cancelled. How do we unrecord the contract or cancel it so we can sell the house.
Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  KJL LAW replied 7 months ago.
Good morning. The way to cancel the land contract is to file an action in court. Recorded deeds are legally filed documents that cannot be unrecorded. You would need to go to court to file an action of breach of contract Ito have the judge issue and order giving you possession.

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