You have a legal problem.
The terms - details of the agreement - and cirumstances should be discussed with an attorney, the one you already have hopefully.
An Offer to purchase has been enforced in the MA court system. Ask a lawyer!
I would use a local legal professional to save time and money - as soon as possible.
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I'm sorry to hear about your situation. Unfortunately, both sides of the transaction have the right to revoke the offer given cause. I would instruct your buyer's agent to get the reason for the offer withdrawal in writing. If it turns out the seller is withdrawing because they're seeking a high purchase price, you'll know when the house goes under agreement with another buyer. If that were to occur, then I think you may want to consider taking legal action.
In either case, I would ask both your Realtor and your attorney for the best course of action.
Michael A. Pallares
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Territory Real Estate
Serving Home Buyer's Exclusively
617 848 5407 ext 704
Heath is right it is a legal problem.
Heath failed to inform you of the cost and or time involved to enforce it.
Most real estate attorney's will recommend you seek the expertise of a litigator, as it is not as easy or timely as the purchase process.
Unless this is not only your dream home, but you are stealing it or are prepared to pay 5 to 100k in legal costs and have the time to wait (months or years) with an uncertainty as to the outcome. I suggest you find another dream home.
But again get the advise of your legal counsel and your buyer agent (do you have one?)
Should you have any more questions, please feel free to contact me.
Elena M. Lau
Multilingual Licensed and Accredited Real Estate Consultant