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Hi and welcome to JA. My name is XXXXX XXXXX I will be assisting you today.You have my sympathy here for your situation and dilemma.You would have six years under Connecticut law to file a suit for breach of sales contract.Your argument would be that the seller, realtor, and inspector failed to disclose this to you and that it was a material failure to disclose this at time of sale.Your lawyer would send out a shotgun demand letter to all the parties seeking compensation for your damages including legal fees.The realtor and inspector likely have errors and omissions type coverage and may well make you an offer to resolve it.You would then decide if you want to pursue a lawsuit against the others.Make sure you gather all the information you can as far as repair costs and defects identified by the plumbers or others so the lawyer has this information.Again you would need to file suit here prior to six years.It appears you still have time to pursue this and hopefully resolve it without suit.Reference to the Statute of Limitation here for breach of real estate sales contract. http://www.cga.ct.gov/2006/rpt/2006-R-0585.htmI appreciate the chance to assist you today.Please let me know if you have more follow up.Thanks again.