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Does a seller of a house have to disclose deaths in the home in Mississippi?

When someone sells their house , does the seller have to disclose there has been 2 deaths in the house that they are selling?

04/22/2017   |   Category: Real Property » Seller's Dis...   |   State: Mississippi   |   #36120

How Do I Prove a Seller Failed to Disclose Flooding in the Basement?

I purchased a home Dec. 2009 in New York. In the property disclosure it said there was no leaking or water in the basement. It has flooded and constantly leaked and molded since I moved in. The waterproofing will cost $6000, and in order to complete the job, a wall which is lacking a footer in the basement has to be removed and replace for an additional $15,000 ( the wall wi...

08/21/2010   |   Category: Real Property » Seller's Dis...   |   State: New York   |   #22970

Does a FSBO Home Sale Require a Seller's Disclosure in Texas?

Hi, we purchased a home in 2008 from a couple who had lived in the home since 2006. We recently had to repair a MAJOR plumbing issue in our home. The plumber(s) informed us that this is not the first repair on the plumbing, but this was not disclosed to us at the sell of our home. Our realtor has also not been able to locate a seller's disclosure from the 1st owners since she ...

02/03/2010   |   Category: Real Property » Seller's Dis...   |   State: Texas   |   #20772

Is a Seller Liable for unknown Defects in Home Sale in New Mexico?

What recourse does a buyer have if they find a material defect with the house after closing that was not disclosed because the seller was not aware of it?

07/16/2009   |   Category: Real Property » Seller's Dis...   |   State: New Mexico   |   #17560

Is the Seller Liable For Water Damage in Basement that was Denied on Disclosure Form?

Seller stated on disclosure form that she had no knowledge of any water intrusion, damage, etc., in the basement of home. Since the basement was mostly finished area with carpeting, furniture and electronics, buyer accepted this statement as true and did not have that aspect of the home inspected. Buyer closed on home on a Wednesday evening and took possession on that Friday ...

06/16/2009   |   Category: Real Property » Seller's Dis...   |   State: Ohio   |   #17002

The water lines are faulty in my new home, so should the inspection have caught that?

I just bought a new house in December and had an inspection done on it. The inspection never said there was any problems with the water pump or lines in the garage . Since then I have had 3 water lines break during the winter and the cold has caused the pump to leak bad. The plumber says that I should move the pump up by the house and redo the lines. His Estimate is $9675. Is t...

04/29/2009   |   Category: Real Property » Seller's Dis...   |   State: ALL   |   #16380

Is it legal to sell property and not disclose there were unresolved property damage claims?

What protects a tenant when the land owner conveys the property when several conditions of unresolved damage claims are unsettled? The buyer wasn't informed or doesn't care.

04/28/2009   |   Category: Real Property » Seller's Dis...   |   State: ALL   |   #16269

Was the seller required to disclose a suicide in the home before we purchased it?

Disclosure of a suicide in our home. The suicide occurred six months before we bought the house. The real estate company and former owner told us her husband died of cancer in the hospital. Were they required to tell us the truth about our home?

04/17/2009   |   Category: Real Property » Seller's Dis...   |   State: West Virginia   |   #16039

Who is responsible for fixing my sister's home since the problem started prior to her purchase?

My sister owns a mobile home in Pennsylvania which is currently sinking. A professional engineer inspected the house and land and said the house never should have been put there because it is adjacent to wetlands and the land is unsuitable. He attributes the sinking to unsuitable land. He is reluctant to provide his observations in writing perhaps because he doesn't want to ge...

03/27/2009   |   Category: Real Property » Seller's Dis...   |   State: Pennsylvania   |   #15793

What legal recourse do I have for the seller never telling us there was a rat infestation?

We purchased two fourplex dwellings on a contract for deed from a gentleman. The purchases agreements were made as-is due to the seller never having lived on either property. No professional inspection was made of the property. No physical evidence of anything out of the ordinary were visible. After closing, our tenants informed us of a serious rat infestation issue, which was ...

05/07/2007   |   Category: Real Property » Seller's Dis...   |   State: Minnesota   |   #3994
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