Unpaid water bill. On our first house we bought in syr. new york

Asked by Mikenice711, Urbandale, IA Mon Jan 14, 2013

We bought our first home and didnt know it had a 5,000 dollar back water bill about a year after we bought it our water was shut off. we went and asked why last owner never let them in to put new meter for last 3 years. we did and they came back with 5,000 dollars owed. When we bought the house water was never discussed at closing. now they want the whole thing before they will turn it back on. what can i do

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Anna M Brocco, Agent, Williston Park, NY
Mon Jan 14, 2013
Consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate, most professionals do offer a free consultation...
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Dan Ford, Agent, Skaneateles, NV
Mon Jan 14, 2013
Contact George Alessio. He is a seasoned attorney in Syracuse who has specialized in real estate matters. Given his years of experience, unique situations such as yours have the best chance of achieving the proper resolution, if he is provided accurate facts. His phone number is 424-0300.
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