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Do I understand correctly that the contract was never terminated and they are still holding your earnest money?
Are you in compliance with the contract?
Thank you for the additional information.
When there is a written contract, a verbal modification of the agreement is not enforceable (it is called the parol evidence rule) or even admissible as evidence in court.
If the contract was never terminated, though, and you were not in default then the seller has no legal right to enter into another agreement and you can sue for breach of contract.
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