Claflin v. Hillock Homes, Inc – Case Brief Summary (Texas)

In Claflin v. Hillock Homes, Inc., 645 S.W.2d 629, 635-36 (Tex. App.--Austin 1983, writ ref'd n.r.e.) the court of appeals affirmed the award to the vendor for its carrying charges--the interest paid by the vendor on its interim building financing between the date of the breach and the lawsuit--on the original construction loan.

The vendor had planned on paying off the interim construction loan with the proceeds of the sale to the defendant. Id. at 632.

The vendor had presented evidence that it was virtually impossible to rent the home because there was no rental market for the residence. Id. at 636.