Does the original signed offer hold if the sell doesn’t sign an addendum offer.

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Does the original signed offer hold if the sell doesn’t sign an addendum offer.

We ask for an addendum but the sellers did not want to sign, does the original signed agreement stay in place.

Asked on September 27, 2017 under Real Estate Law, Michigan

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

Yes, the original agreement stays in effect: it is a legally binding contract. There is no right to have an addendum or revision, etc. to a contract: the other side has to consent to it. If you entered into an agreement, then it is voluntary to amend it, and the other side may freely choose to not do so, leaving the original agreement in place as is.


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