Peoria, AZ asked in Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning for Arizona

Q: Property purchased and can't use because it is a water retention area with basin. What can i do about this?

Seller said that it is buildable but according to city theres no way to use it, it was a waste of $ seller played a fast one and i think something should be able to be done about it. Lawsuit to get $ back at least.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter H. Westby
Peter H. Westby
  • Real Estate Law Lawyer
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: You may have an action for damages or rescission of contract due to the non-disclosure of this circumstance, but this is not something that you should handle on your own. I strongly recommend that you seek the assistance of an attorney. Once your attorney has all the facts and has researched this matter, he or she can advise you as to your legal rights and options.

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