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The seller passed away, now what?

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Your Investment Property | 05 Apr 2012, 12:00 AM Agree 0
A week before we were set to settle on a property, the seller died and my solicitor told me the settlement would be cancelled. We could just walk away, but we considered the sale a done deal and bought materials for a sizeable renovation. What are our options? If we do decide to walk away, how can we speed up the return of our deposit?
  • A real lawyer | 02 Dec 2016, 08:21 PM Agree 0
    Get "proper legal advice" is a quality recommendation. But this is not it. A contract is not "terminated and discharged" by death. Choose your counsel wisely.
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