Wilmington, NC asked in Real Estate Law for North Carolina

Q: If a real estate contract was signed under false pretenses is there a way to back out of contract for the seller?

Contract was signed under false pretense that the houses on the land would be fixed up and lived in. A man showed up to put up a for sale sign on property before sale was finalized date on contract. Also information was incorrect on the contract/marked out and correct information written in but not corrected on contract forward with buyers signature, any actions can be taken to get out of contract with out any damages to the seller?

Related Topics:
1 Lawyer Answer
Ben Corcoran
Ben Corcoran
  • Yadkinville, NC
  • Licensed in North Carolina

A: Take all of this to a local real estate attorney, without reading the contract there is little advice that can be given on this forum.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.