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Hi Pearl, We have purchased a home this past January and are now noticing major flooding problems with heavy rains. It does not say anything on the disclosure about flooding from the previous owners. Are they to disclose any flooding problems on the disclosure?

Lawyer's Assistant: What steps have you taken so far? Have you prepared or filed any paperwork?

No nothing. We don’t know if we have anything to stand on to be able to file

Lawyer's Assistant: Where is the home located?

Manchester TN

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I’m sure we can talk more rather than me trying to message you. It would be easier.

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