They pulled it out of their hat--- Last minute

Real Estate Agent with RETIRED 200305001

They pulled it out of their hat last minute, now what? I have a listing in an older 55+ manufactured subdivision in town. These are established lots and homes.

Another agent brought a good offer a few weeks ago. After the inspection period was about to expire I got a contingency removal with the clause added the buyer wants the corners of the property marked. That is some thing that should have been in the offer up front.

The problem now is that I sent a surveyor at my expense and there are NO pins to find including neighboring properties. He is considering backing out of this deal.

I am thinking we are just thinking of ways to get out of the deal and just pulling things out of the hat last minute. Your thoughts?

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Rob Shepherd -  ABR, GRI, REALTORS® for Florence Oregon Real Estate
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Comments (8)

Roger D. Mucci
Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092 - Euclid, OH
Lets shake things up at your home today!

At least they are pulling things out of their hat and not their.....well, you know.

Mar 23, 2014 12:12 AM
Rob D. Shepherd
RETIRED - Florence, OR

Roger:I think your first thought is correct! But this is a family show here. LOL

Mar 23, 2014 02:59 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Rob, that could be the case. I do not know your contracts.  In my area, they could have released the contract prior to removing contingencies and get their deposit back. It's hard to tell sometimes.  I hope it all works out for you, and everyone!

Mar 23, 2014 09:15 AM
Rob D. Shepherd
RETIRED - Florence, OR

Kathleen: I don't know which way it will go.

Mar 23, 2014 10:53 AM
1~Judi Barrett
Integrity Real Estate Services 116 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745 - Idabel, OK
BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK

It is strange that there are no pins even on surrounding properties.  You would think that at some point someone would have wanted their purchase surveyed.

Mar 24, 2014 12:06 PM
Rob D. Shepherd
RETIRED - Florence, OR

Judi: In this area there is alot of vegitation and blowing sand. Makes it a hard task at best.

Mar 24, 2014 11:39 PM
Sussie Sutton
David Tracy Real Estate - Houston, TX
David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers

I always talk survey up front. I have seen where pins are gone. Here in Texas we have places where the "old oak tree" served as a point of reference...crazy.

Apr 20, 2014 12:28 AM
Rob D. Shepherd
RETIRED - Florence, OR

In the end, a different surveyor walked right to them.

Apr 20, 2014 11:09 AM