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So you found your ideal house... What next?

February 2010 - Corporate & Commercial. Legal Developments by Hassans.

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Once you have paid a deposit on a property it is important to note that on the whole, reservation agreements tend to be “subject to contract”. This means that until such time as exchange of contracts is effected either the purchaser or the vendor may withdraw from the transaction at any time. However, you should consider the terms of the reservation agreement very carefully as some estate agents will retain the reservation deposit if the purchaser fails to complete the transaction.


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