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Subject:  Re: Landfill < 1 mile away? Date:  4/5/2013  9:19 AM
Author:  inparadise Number:  125057 of 129304

Common sense dictates that noone can make someone buy goods that he/she does not want.

True, but just like there are restocking fees, the price for this attitude is losing your deposit. Don't look to the courts for "common sense," or frankly even "justice." It all has to do with the words on the page in this case. This attitude is simply biting off your nose to spite your face.

Since you are apparently dealing with a builder, and possibly new construction, (???), look to the builder to stick to the letter of the law and skin you alive in court. They have a reputation to protect, and other future contracts to defend. You might somehow win your pi$$ing match with a resale individual seller, but not with a contractor. They have too much to lose by not holding you to the contract. Your individual deal is insignificant when held up to their future deals.

Don't be an idiot. Use the letter of the law to your advantage and use one of the built in ways to back out if that is what you insist on doing. If you chose to fight this in court you will be doing your family and your precious kindergartener a disservice.

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