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I've bought and sold in multiple states and in each of these states the contingency is to protect the seller from going through with a purchase if the required repairs are much larger than expected,
If the repairs are larger than expected, there is no reason the buyer can't continue on with the sale and the buyer make the repairs after the sale.

and the seller from having to be subject to a deal he did not agree to.
The inspection contingencies that I've seen don't allow the seller to back out. They ONLY allow the buyer to back out.
If the buyer wants to continue, the seller doesn't get to back out of it. At most the seller can refuse to change the contract if the buyer proposes a changed contract (ex. X, Y and Z have to be fixed)
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