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Can House Sellers Lie: How To Protect Yourself From Seller Lies

House sellers often lie with the biggest percentage lying about neighbour disputes, which is one of the hardest lies to uncover and protect against. Buying a house when the seller has a dispute with a neighbour doesn’t always mean you shouldn’t buy, but knowing is key so you make the right decision.

Seller Lied On Property Information Form

If a seller lied on their property information form the seller may be liable to pay damages to the buyer for misrepresentation. But it’s important for buyers to beware and to do their own due diligence by carrying out a survey, searches and other checks to make sure the property has no issues.

Is It Worth Extending An Ex Council House?

You may own an ex-council house and you might be wondering if it is worth extending it. Ex-council house or not, the same question applies to extending any property. For any building work that’s done on a property, it’s about weighing up the cost of building an extension vs the additional value the extra space […]

Lying About No Onward Chain + Seller Lied About Being Chain Free

If your seller lied about being chain free and said there’s no onward chain you can pull-out of the purchase of this property, or continue to completion on the basis you’ve invested time and costs in the conveyancing process. Otherwise you’ll be back to the beginning and costs will have been wasted.

Are Ex-Council Houses Freehold Or Leasehold?

Most ex-council houses are freehold properties, which means you’ll have permanent and absolute tenure over the land and property included on the title plan, which means you will have freedom to dispose of it at will. But many council houses are bound by restrictive covenants you need to abide by.

Pitfalls Of Buying Rural Land: Buying From A Farmer

To avoid the pitfalls of buying rural land and what you need to know includes to make sure the land is in good condition with good drainage, to make sure the boundaries are clear and these match the legal title plans and that you have access to the farmland to a public highway for vehicles.

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