Q: We bought a house and sign Wednesday. There was previous tenants with no lease but junk everywhere? What can we do?
We are purchasing a property on Wednesday. The previous tenants were friends of the owner but had a falling out. There was no written agreement and they have moved everything in the house out but still have old junk cars and tires everywhere. When we sign on Wednesday do we consume ownership of everything on the property? Are we required to give them notice for their property? We live in PA and are using this as our home.
You can decide not to go through with the sale if your agreement of sale says the seller has to get rid of stuff. Or you can ask for an adjustment in price because you have to get someone to haul off the cars. You need to have the seller state that he has notified them and accepts any claim the tenants may have for their property.
I hope you had a lawyer look the agreement over.
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