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I paid a deposit for a café and I cant afford the overheads

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I paid a deposit for a café and I cant afford the overheads so I want to pull out can I get my deposit back
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  propertylawyer replied 1 year ago.


Have you entered into a lease and paid a rent deposit? Or is this some other kind of deposit, being held to ensure you complete the deal? Can you provide further information so that I can assist. Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I have paid 10,000 deposit to buy a café I have not signed anything and have no receipt all I have is my bank statement with the bank transfer on it.
Expert:  propertylawyer replied 1 year ago.

Thanks. Can you elaborate. Who was it paid paid too? What were the terms of the deposit? Was is paid on exchange of contracts? Rent deposit? I need more information please in order to advise you.

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