Waverly, TN asked in Real Estate Law for Tennessee

Q: I closed on my house yesterday. Today I receive a call that the buyer is mad about a area of drywall in the garage.

It’s approximately 20” around where the atv tires were rubbing and chewed it up. I didn’t think about any drywall discrepancies in the garage while signing my disclosure paperwork and I marked nothing was wrong with anything to my knowledge. Now they are talking about possibly contacting an attorney. I’ve offered to have it professionally repaired. Any thoughts? In Tennessee

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Bennett James Wills
Bennett James Wills
  • Brentwood, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: They could sue you - whether they prevail is another issue. But from these limited facts, it sounds like they didn't complete their due diligence prior to closing.

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