would you please make a blog post on specific performance, i currently have a buyer who is changing their minds about a listing, and i would love to have my lawyer send them a letter if nothing else just pretending that i am going to go after specific performance.... have you ever tried this? Best; Ted, Realtor
Disclaimer: I am not a lawyer.
I'd love to give you advice, but this really is a legal matter that you would have to engage a lawyer for. My understanding is that you can sue and make the seller sell their place to you at your agreed upon contract. But you better make sure your contract is iron clad. I could give some examples on how to get out of a contract, but I don't want to encourage people doing that. You might also read your contract and see what it says about legal fees in the event of a dispute. Also ask your lawyer if you can go after the brokerage to receive your commission.