Honolulu, HI asked in Real Estate Law for Hawaii

Q: I bought a condominium apartment 4 years ago and was not informed about the existance of asbestos in the ceiling.

what are seller's liability now that I recently discovered asbestos in the "popcorn" ceiling material?

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Gregory Andrews Cade
Gregory Andrews Cade

A: Sellers have to disclose material facts that they know or should know. Dependent on what it would likely cost to remove the asbestos you can investigate if the seller should have known about it and revealed it.

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