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I entered into a contract with a builder to buy a home. My

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I entered into a contract with a builder to buy a home. My circumstances changed and I want to cancel the contract. The builders are refusing to allow me withdraw from the contract although the home is not yet built. What are my rights?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 9 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.

What does the contract say about termination please?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
it says; 'In the event that the purchasers do validly send a cancellation notice on the seller, then the missives will be terminated with immediate effect'
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
the purchasers shall have no obligation to purchase the subjects and the sellers shall have no obligation to sell the subjects to the purchaser
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 9 months ago.

Does it say how long that period is?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
No it does not. The entry date for the property referred as to as 'Trigger date' in the missives was 1st July. I gave notice of cancellation via the conveyancing firm in may.
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Will it help if I sent you a copy of the missives. I could pay the extra charge for a phone conversation if need be.
Expert:  Jamie-Law replied 9 months ago.

when did you give notice?

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