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Carl516, Home Buyer in Snellville, GA

Bought a foreclosure in Gwinnett County Ga. I understand it is bought "as-is". Cannot fix it up due to citations

Asked by Carl516, Snellville, GA Mon Feb 1, 2010

We found out after the sale that numerous citations had been issued to the owner Fannie Mae. These citations were never disclosed at closing. The most serious citation was that the house was not legal. It is a 10 bed/10 bath house and on septic not sewer and cannot be allowed. The house was built in 2005 and the then owner never got a final building inspection or certificate of occupancy. Fannie Mae did not disclose any of this and now the house cannot be occupied. We have copies of all the citations that were sent to Fannie Mae. Can Fannie Mae be made to take back the house since we cannot do anything with it? Please help!!

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Whatever happened with this problem, Carl? Any progress yet?
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue May 4, 2010
Carl, can you update what has happened? This same thing has now happened to me in PA with Fannie Mae
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jul 19, 2013
To all that responded to my inquiry - As of May we have had to file a lawsuit against Fannie Mae and the seller realtor that sold the property. This will get costly with the attorney but have no other choice. Have had no response from either thru alternate correspondence. We have proof that the seller realtor knew of the violations and was told by the county that thye could not sell the house until the violations were satisfied. They did nothing and sold the property. Will advise progress of suit for all those that are interested in the outcome. Thanks for the responses!!
0 votes Thank Flag Link Thu May 6, 2010
What was the outcome?
Flag Thu Mar 20, 2014
Definatley contact an attorney, here's a great place to start Medley & Kosikoski
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Feb 19, 2010
If they new about it and didn't disclose, you shuld have upper hand but may be they never received those citations.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Feb 5, 2010
It's time to contact an attorney specializing in real estate--he/she will be your best source of advice and could save you a lot of money in the long run--most professionals do offer a free consultation--
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Feb 1, 2010
Contact your attorney. There is more than likely something you can do about this situation and I'm certain your attorney will be able to give you a definitive answer and remedy.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Feb 1, 2010
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