I believe you have taken the correct first step by speaking with a real estate attorney. It sounds from your question as though you may be wondering if you have any recourse against the seller of the property. In that case, you will need to consult with a litigator experienced in land transaction disputes and potentially DTPA/consumer law. If there is something else you are specifically curious about, please explain further as this will help the attorneys on this page fully answer your question.
Best of luck with resolving this matter and very sorry to hear about your difficult situation.
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You may have a cause of action against the seller if he or she was aware you intended to built upon the property. Take all of your documents, emails and agreements to a consumer lawyer to assist you. Any questions we are here to help. Good luck to you.
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