Q: A home seller lied about no unpermitted work in the P&S. Is there any recourse for issues arising from this?
The seller stated and signed in the purchase and sales agreement that there was no unpermitted work performed during their ownership. After the sale, it came to light that they had received stop-work orders from the town for unpermitted work and never remedied the issue. Is there any legal recourse for issues that arise from the work that was performed without a permit? An entire section of the purchase and sale was dedicated to the issue of unpermitted work and they clearly stated that none had been performed.
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