This is a situation best referred to an attorney for their input. There may be other options that may be otherwise overlooked.
In New York, we reccomend that you hire an attorney to handle the sale and purchase of a home. As a real estate agent it is impossible to answer this question with more that spe ... more
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t depends on the MLS system, but, usually it can stay there forever. It's a pubklic record.