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I am selling a beach house in delaware and a lady does have

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I am selling a beach house in delaware and a lady does have a signed contract for a set price. She now keeps changing the settlement date and giving a list of repairs, etc. she wants done plus a lower price. Can I just walk away from this without being sued?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

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Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Your prospective buyer may or may not have the right to terminate due to these repairs depends upon whether or not she's within an inspection period giving her the right to terminate. But, in either case, unless your contract is written differently than most: i) you have no obligation to accept her demands; and ii) she has no legal right to extend the closing date. In either case, you do have the right to terminate the contract and move on. It's only a question of whether or not you get to keep her earnest money deposit.

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