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    Is a quote legally binding?

    Hi, I would like to know if a quote (for a solar installation) is legally binding? The quote was issued on the 1st of June 2022 and I only signed the quote on the 17th of June 2022. According to the quote, it is only valid for 7 days.

    Furthermore, the quote states an 80% deposit of the VAT inclusive amount is required upon acceptance of the quote. Please send the proof of payment along with the signed quote to secure installation date/s. And lastly, the quote states under Acceptance of quote and Terms and Conditions: I the purchaser understand the terms & conditions of this quotation, thus please proceed with the installation as per above.

    So my question is am I legally bound by this quotation?

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    Are you trying to enforce the quote on the supplier?
    Quote Originally Posted by Dennis1213 View Post
    Hi, I would like to know if a quote (for a solar installation) is legally binding? The quote was issued on the 1st of June 2022 and I only signed the quote on the 17th of June 2022. According to the quote, it is only valid for 7 days.
    Pretty much end of argument regardless. Ask for an updated quote and make sure you sign acceptance and submit it within time.

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    A quote is not an offer, so it is not binding on either party, quite apart from any other considerations.

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