As a seller, can I deny inspection requests in order to back out of a contract?
Question Details: I have a backup offer on my house that is a cash offer, no contingencies. I accepted an offer hours before this one. How can I reject the first offer legally. Can I simply decline all requests for repairs during inspection and not offer to sell to them as is for the first offer so that my second offer can become active?
You can refuse to make repairs (unless the contract for sale, by its specific terms, obligates you to make certan repairs); the other side then can decide if they will take the house as is, without the repairs, of if *they* will walk away from the contract based on your refusal. If they elect to take the house as is, you will have to go through with the sale.
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