Buying or Selling a Home/washer/dryer


Hi, my house is for sale with the washer/dryer and under contract. The washer got broken yesterday and i would like to replace them with a different brand washer/dryer set. Since the house contract doesnt say what brand washer/dryer this house is going to sell, i am thinking it should be okay to replace them. What do you think of it? Thank you.

Hi David;
I would err on the side of caution and go to the buyers to let them know your intention.  Clearly, if you are replacing with a new set you should offer either a credit and allow the buyers to purchase something of their choice or let them know what you intend to purchase and get their okay.  If it isn't the same brand they may be fine with it but they may also prefer something else.  Since we have to assume that the existing appliances are older then their value is considerably lower than anything you may purchase now.

By the way, to clarify, since the contract didn't specifically state the brand you are within your right to replace with a different brand.  

Best wishes,
Jessica Bryan

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