I would be inclined to simply write back to the quick sales company and tell them that this was out of your control, the judge insisted that another offer was taken and therefore, you are closing your file.
Don’t be bullied, you need to bully them.
If they feel that they are entitled to the money, they are going to have to take you to court and you can defend it.
They are probably trying it on to be honest.
From experience, I can tell you that on the day of completion they would find some spurious fault with the property and reduce the price even further but that’s academic now because it didn’t happen.
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