As already said, Alabama is a Caveat Emptor (Buyer Beware) state. This places all the burden on the buyer. This is a huge reason why buyers in Alabama need a licensed agent to help them. However, this is a contact item. First speak with your agent. Ask them to help you with the matter. If this is very important to you, I would also consider speaking with an attorney.
When working with Buyers, I make sure all terms of the contract have been met prior to closing. You would like to believe people would be honest and follow through with what they agree to do, but this does not always happen. Stick to your contract and do not close until every party has completed their part of the deal!... more