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I put a good faith down payment of 2500.00 down on a condo

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and the contract has been...
I put a good faith down payment of 2500.00 down on a condo and the contract has been signed by both parties. We have been approved and are going through the process , closing on Sept. 24. The owner now has changed their minds and do not want to sell. What are my options ?
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