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There needs to be valid reason for the delay. Is the purchaser having an issue getting approved for a mortgage loan? What was the initial closing date on the contract? Do you have a signed listing agreement with the agent?
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If the closing delays are no fault of your own and you did not agree to delay the closing, then you should be able to hold the buyer's feet to the fire and argue breach unless there is some exception in the sale contract that allows for the delay; such as, for example, not being able qualify for a loan. If you can show breach then you can sue or threaten to sue for the benefit of your bargain and/or any consequential damages that you suffer if the sale does not go through as per the terms of the contract.
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