Dracut, MA asked in Real Estate Law for Maine

Q: Do we have a legitimate claim against the inspection company?

We purchased a home in Cumberland County Maine a few months ago. After we closed on the property, we noticed a sag in the roof. This is was never disclosed in the home inspection report. The seller hired the home inspector, not us. It seemed thorough, so we relied on that and went ahead with the purchase.

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Fred Bopp III
Fred Bopp III
Answered
  • Yarmouth, ME
  • Licensed in Maine

A: You may have a legitimate claim against the inspection company, but it will depend on the development of further facts. These types of claims are very fact-specific and can be expensive and difficult to litigate.

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