First, you should refer this question to your Agent because there may be other facts you have not shared that are material to your question.
In any case, generally speaking, the Buyer could send the Seller a Notice to Perform regarding the Tenant situation. Once the time period provided in the NTP ends the Buyer could then subsequently submit a Cancellation to Escrow.
Additionally, Para 14F of the CAR RPA states, "If Buyer or Seller gives written notice of cancellation â€¦.A Buyer or Seller may be subject to a civil penalty of up to $1,000 for refusal to sign such instructions if no good faith dispute exists as to who is entitled to the deposited funds (Civil Code Â§1057.3)."
Civil Code Â§1057.3 says the Seller must release the deposit within 30 days. http://law.onecle.com/california/civil/1057.3.html
Agents answering your contract question, without having knowledge of what the contract stipulates, is not in your best interest.
You need to talk to your real estate agent and/or broker for information regarding your offer or contract.
If you already signed a buyer's or seller's exclusive representation, and/or purchase contract, and your agent and/or broker do not know the answer, please get legal advice.
If you have NOT signed a purchase contract, with your agent/broker, and do not feel that they are experienced or knowledgeable, you have the option to interview other agents.
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That said, if you are asking if the buyer can cancel the contract if not delivered vacant per the contract and get your money back, the answer is you should be able to. However, keep in mind that the seller has to sign cancellation papers in order to get money back so if they don't you would have to refer to the dispute resolution portion of your contract.