Corvallis, OR asked in Real Estate Law for Oregon

Q: Bought a house seller won't leave

We just bought a house. We gave the seller an extra 25 days to find a new place. We are now days away from our possession date and she told us that she has not found a new place yet so she won't be out in time. We did not hold any money in escrow. We have to be out of our current home. What can we do

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Samuel J Pope
Samuel J Pope
  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Unfortunately, you have no leverage, because there is not any money in escrow. You should probably speak to a lawyer and move forward with eviction or whatever that lawyer suggests.

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