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Unformatted text preview: included therein. Although periodic renewals of a lease may give rise to expectations by the tenant that renewal is likely in the future, this is insufficient to create an obligation to renew. If Shell was under no such obligation, plaintiff did not assume one by representing to defendant that the purchase of the station property would not result in a change in business practice or business relationships. 14. The McLaughlins' negotiations with Heikkila led to the proposed purchase agreements, which were offers. But Heikkila's notations on the proposed purchase agreements changed the terms of those offers and therefore were not acceptances but counteroffers, which in turn required written acceptance by the McLaughlins. Because the McLaughlins produced no written acceptance, the delivery of such an acceptance is not at issue here. So there was no contract for the sale of land between the parties...
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