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A woman was to buy my condo in cash We signed th paper

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A woman was to...

A woman was to buy my condo in cash We signed th paper showing 10%down she didn’t have furniture and asked if I could leave so

Lawyer's Assistant: Where is the property located?

She wanted a quick closing so November 27 was the date I amobing with my daughter. Left some furniture and moved my things and waited a all day on the27 no calls from realtor or attorney found out she did not put down the 10% She had the closing on her home on the 13 and her attorney told her not to buy in this condo complex why I do not know but no one told me If I knew l would have not moved my things here I sit on a fold out chair. Do I have any chance of the 10% or any recourse. Property New Milford ctout of

Lawyer's Assistant: Has any paperwork been filed?

Filed where

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The 2 realtor and 2 lawyers I think did not do their job

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Lawyer: Richard, Attorney replied 6 months ago

Good morning. If the woman failed to close as contracted, the woman is in default. Thus, you are entitled to any remedies available in your contract. So, yes, you would have the right to retain her 10% deposit as your damages. I will tell you that even if your contract provides for specific performance, in residential transactions, courts won't typically enforce a specific performance provision against a buyer because the courts feel that the seller still has the property, can sell it to another buyer, and the earnest money deposit is sufficient to compensate the seller.

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