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Hendricks v. Behee
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On March 2, 1987, Defendant made a written offer to purchase real estate to Mr. and Mrs. Smith. On March 4, the Smiths signed the proposed agreement, but Defendant was not notified that the Smiths had accepted his offer. Before he was notified of acceptance, Defendant notified the Smith’s agent that he desired to withdraw his offer. The trial court found this a valid withdrawal, because the Smith’s were given constructive notice via their agent. The Smith’s appealed, contending that their actions in signing the agreement created a binding contract.
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