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Steve Hendricks v. Eugene Behee
Citation:786 S.W.2d 610.
The Defendants (Behee and the Smiths) were negotiation for the sale of real estate. On March 3, Behee sent a written offer to purchase the real estate, facilitated by the real estate agents working for Smith. On March 4, the Smiths signed the proposed agreement. However, before notice was given to Behee that the Smiths had signed, sometime in the days of March 5-7 Behee notified the real estate agent that he was withdrawing his offer. The Plaintiff (Hendricks), as escrow agent holding the $5,000 that had already been paid, filed the action with the court to clarify who the money should be sent to.
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