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If something needs replacing after you have sold your house,

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if something needs replacing after you have sold your house, but you were unaware of it at the time of sale, what is your legal obligation?
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A contract for the sale of a house is basically let the buyer beware, as it is up to the buyer to check the state of things, like stoves and hot water cylinders. If norepresentations were made about the item, and you didn't know it was defective and the buyer could have picked this up on inspection then you don't have liability
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