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Buffaloe v. Hart
Citation:North Carolina Court of Appeals, 1995. 441 S.E.2d 172.
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Homer Buffaloe (Plaintiff) was a tobacco farmer who rented tobacco and barns from Patricia and Lowell Thomas Hart (Defendants). Defendants began to negotiate the sale of the barns with plaintiff while he was renting them. Plaintiff orally offered to pay $20,000 in annual installments of $5,000 and defendants orally accepted. After their agreement, plaintiff decided to sell the barns. Defendant informed him that they had also decided to sell the barns to someone else. Defendant sold the barns to the “same guys” the plaintiff had been contracting with.
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