Q: We signed a contract to sell our home with a local realtor in early May of this year.
Upon reading the contract more closely today we noticed that the date of expiration for the contract was listed as May 2022. It should have read May 2023
Can we legally declare the contract to be null and void?
A: The issue is whether there was a mutual mistake. You can research Missouri law on it. Ideally, you and your broker can come to an understanding. Otherwise, you might purchase through someone else and then find yourself named as a defendant in a costly lawsuit.
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