Can a buyer cancel the contract on the sale of our house?


He got nervous because other houses in our development had trouble with their septic systems. The inspection on our system was fine. We have lived at this house for years without a problem. The only contingency was ‘providing that the septic passes inspection’ – which it has. We even offered to leave money in escrow for 2 yrs in case it did fail, but they still want to cancel. What happens next? Can they successfully cancel? Answers from real estate pros only please…this is so upsetting to me! Thanks.

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