Woodridge, IL asked in Land Use & Zoning, Real Estate Law and Tax Law for Tennessee

Q: bought a piece of property said it was 16 acres. After closing we got the survey. It was just less than 14 acres?

I feel like they stole from us. It was never mentioned at closing, that it was less. And the only reason we found out , was we asked for the survey. This happened in October 2017 , and now it's March 2018. I want the acres that they took . We need those acres to help with the taxes. and because it is the right thing..

1 Lawyer Answer

Bennett James Wills

Answered
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Consult with a local attorney. Your purchase and sale agreement will control the rights and obligations of the parties. You may need to file a lawsuit to correct a deed or pursue some other type of relief.

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