Originally Posted by bsms
If you buy land, it may or may not have restrictions on it - CC&Rs. If it does, those are legally binding. If the shelter requires approval of any follow-on purchasers, then the seller cannot unilaterally remove that restriction..
I'm quite well aware of land restrictions, thank you. Which is why I bought where there were none.
Why do you seem to think I have some sort of vendetta against this seller? I most certainly don't. Just pointing out that in this era of horses glutting the market, it does more harm than good to place unnecessary restrictions on an animal she's trying to sell
I know someone who adopted a horse from TRF (Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation). She had the horse for 2 years, and he just didn't work out for her. Instead of giving the horse back to TRF, she asked them if she could adopt
, not sell
, him to someone else. TRF's only requirement was that they approve the facility where the horse was going. In this case I saw no problems with it, because the horse was readopted, not
If you want to place restrictions on selling something, you need to be aware that you have severely limited your pool of buyers. That's the only point I was trying to make.
Shermy, nobody's arguing, we're merely having a discussion with differences of opinion. I do wish you luck in selling your girl, but the market really is cruddy. The information in your last post clears up some confusion I had. Thank you.