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We purchased a home in Orem, Utah, on June 24, 2015, and on July 4, the sewer backed up du

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We purchased a home in Orem, Utah, on June 24, 2015, and on July 4, the sewer backed up du e to failed pluming. As new homeowners, we are now faced with an additional, unexpected $20,000 in expenses for major, necessary repairs. This problem was not raised in the inspection. Do we have any legal recourse to obtain funding from the previous owners?
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Did the seller's disclose that they ever had problems with the plumbing or sewer on the Seller's Disclosure form?
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Or was this an "as is" sale?
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What went wrong with the sewer?
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Have you had it inspected by a licensed plumber who stated that this is an old problem that would have happened before?
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Or something that they would have had to have known about?
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thanks
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