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Made an offer on a house as is, listing agent cause a lot of damage after/week later shoul

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Made an offer on a house as is, listing agent cause a lot of damage after/week later should they have to make repairs
We made an offer, Hud accepted and they requested earnest money, we gave it and we had a deal. Listing agent without us knowing or being involved they turned power on to home and flooded the house with well water.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Loren replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for using JustAnswer. I am Loren, a licensed attorney, and I will do whatever I can to answer your question.
Before I answer a bit more detail would be helpful please.
Has the agent accepted liability?
Does the contract contain any provision regarding the risk of loss?
Thank you.
Loren