how do i stop a sell of my house

i have signed a offer but now i dont what to sell

Asked on March 11, 2018 under Real Estate Law, Alaska


SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

The short answer, unfortunately, is that you can't stop the sale--not unless either of the following occured:
1) The buyer lied to you about something material or important to get you to agree to sell to them, in which case they committed fraud; fraud can provide a basis to void (negate) a contract or transaction.
2) The buyer breaches (violates) the contrate in some material or important way, not making a required payment when due; a breach of contract provides grounds to terminate (end) the contract.
However, in the absence of fraud or a breach of contract, you are locked into the contract and must go through with it.

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