As a general rule, a buyer agent must be as specific as he/she can be when a personal property in included in purchase offer, that also goes for the listing agent.
future, when an issue like that comes up, make sure that all is detailed and in writing, you after all signed a contract and you could have just said which one of the refrigerators you are going to leave, if originally you did not want to leave even one, when the question came up, it would have been so easy to put in writing which
refrigerator, style, color or manufacturer will be transferred with the property...
Next time work with a Realtor on your side!!!! and when anything could be later on mis-understood or mis-interpreted clear it up and put it in writing, then there will not be a problem down the road.
Take care.... You are also saying that you are the Home Buyer, but your question sounds like you are the
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One: Consult a lawyer. Based on Ron's comments, I looked back at the previous posts. Problem is: It's difficult to tell where the problems are arising--from the dual agency, from the repair requirements, from the buyer, etc. Granted, it's a horrible experience. You've got to try to get through it.
Two: Regarding the refrigerator--I'm not a lawyer so this isn't legal advice. However, if the refrigerator isn't specified in the contract, you may (may--I'm not a lawyer) be legally justified in leaving a functioning refrigerator, even if it's not the one currently in the kitchen. That's certainly happened in the past. People who want to avoid such problems should make sure they specify (by serial number or make/model) the appliances.
Three: As a practical matter, leave the refrigerator that's in the kitchen. What would you gain by substituting the better one for a cheaper one, other than a feeling of revenge? The relative values of two used refrigerators aren't hugely different. Maybe a few hundred dollars? Is a feeling of "gotcha" (and the risk of the deal falling through on walk-through) worth that? Not really.
My advice: Leave the better refrigerator. Then either talk to a lawyer or the broker at the agency you're dealing with to try to resolve some of the other ongoing problems.
Hope that helps.
NO reason "to be difficult"...be happy you have a contract and a pending sale!
I imagine you're the seller and are referring to the buyer(s) wanting one refrigerator as part of the deal...Well if it is not specified in the purchase contract and/or counter offer(s) which one of the refrigerators you should include in the sale, then I guess you can choose and pick. If they argue then refer to the contract.
I feel bad for your experience; however, I also feel bad for the buyers since their agent should have specified clearly which appliance is included in the sale for them.
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