I put an offer for a property I was interested in buying. Signed a contract and gave EMD to RE Agent.
The property was taken out of the market by the Seller, thus canceling the contract.
However, RE Agent refuses to return EMD. She says she "deserves t keep it" (after promising she would return it).
What can I do?
Outrageous! The money is not for the agent to keep. It is possible that the seller owes a commission to the listing agent, but that doesn't come from your deposit.
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This person deserves nothing more than a lawsuit to recoup the money. Mr. Shuster is absolutely correct. Report them to the Maryland Attorney General Consumer Protection Division, the Better Business Bureau, and the local real estate commission. And then you can sue her.
Get with an attorney to discuss the matter and go after this person.
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Contact the Maryland Real Estate Commission and seek to get this bad girl's license revoked.
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