Legal Question in Real Estate Law in Washington

New Home Construction

If you attempt to purchase a new construction home contingent on your current home selling can the builder keep your upgrade monies and/or deposit should your home not sell?

Asked on 3/06/07, 2:24 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Elizabeth Powell ELizabeth Powell PS Inc

Re: New Home Construction

Depends on what your purchase and sale contract says. You need to haul it out and read it carefully and see what you agreed to.

Courts will enforce contracts as written, not as you wish they were written, and this can cut both ways.

Hope this helps. Elizabeth Powell

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Answered on 3/06/07, 2:55 pm

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