Wellsville, NY asked in Real Estate Law and Civil Litigation for New York

Q: Can you sue someone who broke a contract on a private sale of a house.

They were to pay the mortgage, taxes and maintain property. DID not pay taxes for 4 years and this past year paid NO payments after being told they needed to get there own loan (was stated in agreement they would) or would need to move out. So they co tinued to live in house while not paying but never lost time from. Work during covid. Are now moving out as of Nov 1 leaving g 11,000 in behind payments to the mortgage. Ompany for taxes and pay.ents along with late fees because she never paid on time

1 Lawyer Answer
Michael David Siegel
Michael David Siegel
  • New York, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: If you pay the fee you can sue anyone. Your issue is can you win, and that would be determined by the contract. The next issue is if you get a judgment can you collect it. That is another issue.

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