CS 1 14.2 - Case Study 14.2 Real Property Robert Briggs and...

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Case Study 14.2 Real Property Robert Briggs and his wife purchased a home located at 167 Lower Orchard Drive, Levittown, Pennsylvania. They made a down payment and borrowed the balance on a 30- year mortgage. Six years later, when Mr. and Mrs. Briggs were behind on their mortgage payments, they entered into an oral contract to sell the house to Winfield and Emma Sackett if the Sacketts would pay the three months’ arrearages on the loan and agree to make the future payments on the mortgage. Mrs. Briggs and Mrs. Sackett were sisters. The Sacketts paid the arrearages, moved into the house, and continued to live there. Fifteen years later, Robert Briggs filed an action to void the oral contract as in violation of the Statute of Frauds and evict the Sacketts from the house. Who wins? Briggs v. Sackett , 275 Pa. Super. 13, 418 A. 2d 586, Web 1980 Pa. Super. Lexis 2034 ( Superior Court of Pennsylvania) Facts The Briggs purchased a home at 167 Orchard Drive in Levittown, Pennsylvania. Six years later the Briggs were three months behind on the mortgage payments. The Briggs entered into an oral contract to sell the house to the Sacketts if the Sacketts would pay
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This note was uploaded on 07/15/2010 for the course ACC ACC351 taught by Professor Black during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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CS 1 14.2 - Case Study 14.2 Real Property Robert Briggs and...

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