sign papers to buy home but when I saw that the survey posts my yard was gone and told it was all common ground behind the stakes and a creek. I was told by realator that my property went back another 100 feet to creek which was told was common ground, not that my whole back yard was common ground. I bought the house because of the yard I thought was mine. I am suppose to sign all the papperwork on may 22, 2012. can I get out of this? thanks
If you can establish that you were misled about the extent of the property and you reasonably relied on the information, you should be able to get out of the deal. I recommend that you consult a good real estate attorney immediately (before 5/22) to see what can be done.
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I agree with Mr. Martin. If you were deceived you can get out, but you must retain a good real estate litigation attorney. Do so immediately.
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