Greensburg, PA asked in Real Estate Law, Consumer Law and Contracts for Ohio

Q: I sold a mobile home to a guy, He paid me cash for it. We agreed it had to be moved off the property it is sitting on

The buyer got a permit and hired a company to move it.

The company came and took the wrong trailer. They brought it back.

Then they called the buyer and told him that the trailer he bought was unsafe to move.

The trailer I sold to buyer is in better shape than the trailer the took by mistake.

Now the buyer wants his money back. And I want him to move the trailer he bought. By law do I have to return the money?

1 Lawyer Answer
Joseph Jaap
Joseph Jaap
  • Cincinnati, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: He would have to sue you for breach of contract or on some other basis such as fraud, and the judge would determine if you have to return the money. If there is no written contract or anything else in writing to confirm what was agreed between you both, that would make the court case more difficult, and the judge would have to try to sort out the truth from what you say and what he says. Use the Find a Lawyer tab to retain a local litigation attorney to review the contract and all the facts of the situation, and advise you of your options.

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