Q: I purchased a property in Missouri. I am past the contingencies and I decided not to purchase due to medical. The seller
Has retained an attorney. They have a contingency. What can they sue me for?
A: They can sue you for specific performance to force the sale or for breach of contract. If they end up selling to someone else for less than your agreed upon price, they'd have a good claim for the difference as damages. Plus, under your contract you may end up on the hook for their attorneys' fees and costs.
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