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What you are describing, you would not likely have a valid suit against the buyer. The reason for this comes from the legal doctrine of "privity of contract". This doctrine holds that if you want to sue a party to a contract, you have to be a party to the contract as well. In other words, you can only sue someone over a contract issue if you were a party to the contractSince you were not involved in the negotiations, you would not be able to sue the buyer.If your wife could prove the buyer misled her? It may be she could sue the buyer.But you would not be able to.
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