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If the seller lied on the disclosure and intentionally and knowingly misrepresented the status of the roof then you can sue for fraud and, if you prevail, you can be awarded the cost or a portion of the cost of the new roof.
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Did you close or are you looking to get an earnest money deposit back?
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There is a legal principle that a party in breach can not sue to enforce the agreement they have breached. It is referred to as the doctrine of "unclean hands". A party who falsified a disclosure has unclean hands and would not be entitled to retention of the earnest money.
You, or your attorney, need to counterclaim for breach of contract and, if the contract allows, demand attorney fees as well.