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Yes, absolutely. Anytime there is a material adverse change in the condition of the property prior to closing, the buyer has the right to terminate the transaction without risk to their earnest money. You simply need to send a written notice of termination to the seller and title company and demand that they refund your earnest money deposit within a short specified period of time.
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You're very welcome. It wouldn't matter...given the damage to the entire Puerto Rico infrastructure, you would have no problem with your termination. :)
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