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Home Buying in 20187 : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Mar 31, 2017
Homrgirl/63 answered:
I f you sold a property as rent to own, And the buyer's never asked if the electric or plumbing had been inspected. Is it the mortgage holder' responisble for any damage after seven for any damagd after seven year's lining there.? ... more
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Tue Apr 12, 2016
Kebbekus asked:
Bought a house and in doing some remodeling found that there are NO vent stacks in the whole house. House dates from 1950's. It was inspected prior to purchase. Impossible that seller didn't…
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Fri Mar 4, 2016
MCM_STL answered:
You can sue anyone for anything at any time. These lawsuits are usually messy, drawn-out affairs (we're talking YEARS) that generally end up costing way more in legal fees than it would have cost you to just fix the problems yourself.

You have to be able to prove the person who sold you the house knew about these things. Do you have proof? Thinking they "should have known" is not proof.

Secondly, what you're describing - particularly with the drain seems like something that would have shown up on a basic inspection. Did you get one? Does it make any mention of plumbing issues?

You can go talk to an attorney but you're facing an uphill battle.
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Wed Mar 2, 2016
Ellievdavis55 answered:
It really just depends on what was supposed to be inspected. If the inspector you went to doesn't normally check plumbing, then there's no reason that he would have. If you have a contract, I would look at that. Once you have an idea of what was expected, then you can figure out what kind of recourse you have. One major thing you should definitely do though is get the problem fixed, and make sure it's completely resolved so more problems don't come up.
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Thu Sep 17, 2015
Nora Moore answered:
It would probably take a lawyer to get anything out of this. If I were you I might have a consultation with a lawyer and see what they think of the situation. Do the plumbers know what you'd have to do to get this problem fixed permanently? ... more
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Thu May 21, 2015
Lorri Jackson asked:
Before I closed on my house, my contractors discovered the septic was backing up in the lower floor bathroom. I reported this to my agent. i also spoke to the neighbor who was aware the…
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Thu Nov 20, 2014
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