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Can A Text Message Can Create a Binding Contract?

Texting on a qwerty keypad phone

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Law blog JDSupra writes this week about a fascinating case in Massachusetts where two commercial brokers, one representing a buyer and the other a seller, were negotiating the sale of a commercial building in a MA industrial park. After a round of negotiations, the buyer’s broker emailed the seller’s broker a letter of intent that was unsigned.

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