1. Seller’s remorse? How to back out of a home sale contractby Tim Manni
The most popular article on HSH.com in 2013 was “Seller’s remorse? How to back out of a home sale contract.”
Like number two on our list, this article is about backing out of a contract. But this time it’s from the seller’s perspective. Again, we were really surprised that so many readers were interested in this subject matter.
You’ve finally gone to contract on your home, and now you’re sorry you have. How can you get out of the contract?
“A seller is best-advised to be absolutely firm about wanting to sell real estate,” says Joanne Fanizza, an attorney in Farmingdale, N.Y. It’s indeed good advice since, as Fanizza explains, sellers face high hurdles if they want to back out of a contract to sell their home.
“I’ve seen situations where sellers thought, ‘I’m just not going to sell.’ They think the house just isn’t for sale anymore. You can’t do that after you’re in contract,” she warns.
Be sure to read Seller’s remorse? How to back out of a home sale contract” in its entirety.