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Can I get my deposit back?
This seems fairly straight-forward, but I'm not sure and I'm not that great at negotiating these things. So I want to be certain of my stand before I ask...
In any case, my wife's lease on an Audi is coming to an end in March. So we have been car shopping for a new car for her to lease. We found a nice car that she likes and matches what we want (2014 Buick Regal). The dealer didn't have the exact color and stuff, but they found on e at a dealer near-by. I filled out the credit app, put down a $500 check as a deposit to hold the car, so they can swap it, but I have not done any other paperwork. I got a receipt for the deposit, but it does not say anything about whether it is non-refundable or not. The dealer has been great to work with, but I had reservations about taking the car now as the lease wasn't over until March. I'd have two cars for two months! He negotiated that he'd split the last payment, but that still is silly. I'll essentially have double payments for at least one month and two cars for two months. I just don't want to do this now, plus my wife is having second thoughts about the car.
Since I don't recall signing anything other than the credit app, should I be able to just tell him I changed my mind and want to wait on it? The car swap is likely in process as we're supposed to come do the paperwork and take delivery on Monday. I gave the deposit on Thursday afternoon and today's Friday.
Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!