Trenton, NJ asked in Real Estate Law for New Jersey

Q: Sold a home, new owners are threatening a lawsuit.they say we didnt disclose an issue.not they have a claim?

The owner found an internal chimney issue which we knew nothing about as we ourselves never had anyone inspect the inside of the chimney. They had an inspection but their inspector did not find this issue. Do they have a case? The sale was less than 30 days ago.

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Jake Causing Santos
Jake Causing Santos
  • Mount Olive, NJ
  • Licensed in New Jersey

A: They might have a case but it may not be a strong case. It depends if they can provide proof that you could have or should have known about the chimney defect before the closing. This is general information and not a substitute for advice from an attorney that has had an opportunity to review all the facts of your case.

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