Boca Raton, FL asked in Civil Litigation and Contracts for Florida

Q: Do I have any recourse when the seller did not maintain the property, specifically the pool, during the contract period?

Seller did nothing to maintain the pool or the grounds, the Florida contract states seller is to maintain the property until closing. The pool is a mess, the grass is knee agent wanted to take care of it, but listing agent wouldn't allow it.

Thank you.

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Alex McClure
Alex McClure
  • Lake Mary, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: Maybe, but you will have to consider the cost to simply deal with these issues on your own versus the cost of fighting over it for what could be weeks or months.

If its ongoing and will be for some time, by all means take the issue up with the seller/sellers agent and your agent to come to some type of resolution.

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