Legal Question in Real Estate Law in California

I made an offer on a property, the seller made a counter offer. I accepted. Now the seller claims he can sell it to someone else who made a higher offer. Can he?

Asked on 9/17/13, 6:05 pm

3 Answers from Attorneys

Anthony Roach Law Office of Anthony A. Roach

He can, but he can get sued for breach of contract or specific performance.

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Answered on 9/17/13, 7:16 pm

Joel Selik

Assuming it was in writing, he can not do so if you prevent him with a lawsuit.

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Answered on 9/17/13, 7:31 pm
Phillip D. Wheeler, Esq. Phillip D. Wheeler, Attorney At Law

If he does then you can sue for breach of contract and possibly specific performance which means forcing him to sell to you.

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Answered on 9/18/13, 11:02 am

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