Manahawkin, NJ asked in Real Estate Law for Tennessee

Q: Is it true when a home is sold in Tn that the utilities must be on?

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Anthony M. Avery
Anthony M. Avery
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  • Knoxville, TN
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A: Not to my knowledge. If there is a relevant clause in the Real Estate Sale Contract, then that term on current utilities controls. But no Tennessee Statute applies. Possibly some county ordinance or city code requires it. Who would enforce it?

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