Louisville, KY asked in Contracts for Kentucky

Q: Breach of contract

I was under contract to buy a house, seller lied and said he was divorced.. he is not. Listing agent didn’t verify this information before listing house for sale. Wife is missing so we can’t get her signature to close. I’m already 10k into the purchase of this house with repairs and temporary housing and homeless with my family waiting to close. Rocker mortgage also missed the fact that this seller was lying. Should this have been obvious during the initial title search? What do we do now do get the money back we have already put out?

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
Answered
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Most likely best to cancel the contract for his fraud and recoup your $10 k.

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