If my sister has a signed sales agreement with a small deposit but the buyer is delaying the final sale, can she cancel and sell to another party?

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If my sister has a signed sales agreement with a small deposit but the buyer is delaying the final sale, can she cancel and sell to another party?

Asked on September 13, 2012 under Real Estate Law, Pennsylvania

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M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

one needs to read the sales agreement here to determine if the other party is in breach and she can have the contract deemed null and void and thus move on.  The sales agreement determines the rights and liabilities of the parties.  Have an attorney read it for you.  Good luck.


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