Q: Signed a contract to buy property but unable to look for other properties. The original tenants are not moving out
Informed seller that we didnt want any tenants and notified realtors also. They are abligating to sign but the property is not available to move in. Seller will not amend this and will be incommunicado for 4 -6 weeks. We need to know what we can do.
A: Read your Contract verbatim. It may be worth the risk to walk away from it. Or you may want to purchase then file a Detainer Warrant. Consult with a competent attorney. The Grantee takes subject to the right of possession of the occupant, which may be a breach of warranty by the Grantor. But it will be hard to sue and collect on. If you had an agent, a complaint is in order. And search the title without fail.
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