Laredo, TX asked in Consumer Law, Real Estate Law and Construction Law for Texas

Q: Can a home builder list specific address(es) with a lower price on their own website, then tell you a higher price?

Can a home builder, who has their own sales team, list specific address(es) with a low price on their own website, then list the same property on and with the same low price but when a buyer who wants to put a contract offer, for that specific address, in at the listed price, gets told the price of the house is actually $15K higher than the listed price, is that legal?

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John Cucci Jr.
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A: This is a contract law question. The issue is whether or not the posted price is an "offer." I believe it is, however, I would need to see the exact language of the posting to better advise you. Plus, Real Estate laws require a RE contract to be signed before the parties a bound.

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