Grand Rapids, MI asked in Real Estate Law for Michigan

Q: My home purchase agreement said "all appliances" in a special paragraph. Should I get stand alone freezer?

this was in a paragraph under the normal verbiage about built in appliances, lights etc

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Kenneth V Zichi
Kenneth V Zichi
  • Howell, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Without seeing the actual agreement, it is hard to say. Occasionally one paragraph will contradict another and it may not be so clear as it seems.

I would strongly urge you to consult with a local real estate attorney to review the paperwork and provide an opinion. That attorney can then also talk about how expensive the challenge would be so you can make a 'value judgment' about what is worth pushing and what is not.

You DID have an attorney review the paperwork before signing, right? Although, frankly, this is not the sort of 'big ticket' item an attorney would focus on in a review, there may be other 'trap doors' lurking if you haven't had a legal review of the paperwork.

Seek that local legal opinion ASAP.

-- This answer is offered for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney/client relationship.

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