I've got a recorded title, but got a letter the other day telling me to move, from a rep. for the new owner???

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Can a person (seller)just change their mind midstream and sell to someone else without saying anything?, even though we're in escrow , and she sent me the grant deed and I recorded it?  Is there something that I am missing? HELP!!!

If the seller has signed a valid to to you and you have recorded it the seller can't change their mind. The seller no longer owns it and therefore cannot sell to someone else. 

However I suspect something else is going on here. Why do you say "midstream" and why do you say "we're in escrow" if the deed has been signed and recorded already.

Elizabeth - It Sounds like you're a little light on the facts and details. 

This IS a foreclosure forum. Was this property in foreclosure when the deed to you was recorded?  Did you happen to ask the "rep." why s/he believes they are the new owner? Perhaps a trustee's deed upon sale was recorded that evidences that the new owner bought the property at a foreclosure auction?

Or perhaps your seller had already lost ownership when they attempted to sell the property to you. Maybe even the lender ended up taking the property back via foreclosure. Hard to say with your sketchy details. 

Ask better questions in order to get better answers.

Yes, please give the details/events.  "Being in escrow" and "already recorded the deed" contradict each other.

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