Mandy Fritsche, Mortgage Loan Officer, NMLS# 557211, 262-327-5700 Cell
877-868-9198 Fax, email@example.com
As others have already said, you should have had an inspection contingency with a date as to when this would either be contested or satisfied. If that date has come and gone, then you may not have any recourse. If this is the case, I do not believe that calling an attorney would be a waste of money.
Also, you stated that the "sellers got the home from their deceased parent". Were they living in the home? If not, it is very likely that they had no idea of these problems.
Finally, instead of focusing on misrepresentation, you should be talking to your agent about a remedy. Not sure about the State of Illinois, but in the WI, once a problem becomes known to seller, it is their duty to disclose to other potential buyers. There is a possibility that they would rather work with you on resolving the issues rather than to start anew with a different buyer.
Best of Luck!
Michael Collins- CDPE, SFR, BPOR
Broker - Rock Realty
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