Here is a time line for events up to date:
August 2009: Offer was accepted, and House Inspection Report has findings including A/C and electrical conditions and others.
September 2009: Contract finalized. Seller agreed to repair four items including A/C & electrical conditions
October 2009: Glen Ridge Township rejected Seller's permits to repair A/C and electrical conditions because the applicants are unlicenced.
November 2009: Seller finlly filed permit to repair A/C, using non-standard permit form (we have no knowledge of the Form).
11.17.09 We sold our house and has a week Use and Occupancy. Packing, work with moving companies, discontinue utilties, notify child's school for change... Scheduled closing date 11.23.09.
11.18.09 Glen Ridge Building Department closed Seller's permit. Both Seller and GRBD told our attorney all inspections are completed and met GR requirements.
11.19.09 We found out that the permit only covers A/C repair, and we were mislead. Nothing is done on electricals.
11.20.09 Negotiate with Seller for breaching of contract, Seller refused to hornor the Contract. Contacted GRBD. Our attorney told us that time is running out on us, and Seller knows that it is very difficult and costy for us to store our belongs, rent a place, and drag our school age child along the whole process. Home Inspector and two electrians warned us that do not live in the house when the electrical conditions are not fixed.