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Experience:  Texas Attorney for 30 years dealing in real estate
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Our newly bought house recently flooded and we quickly

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Our newly bought house recently flooded and we quickly learned from our neighbors that this was a common occurrence for our house. We found out that the people we bought the house from only reported a flood in 2013. However, we have pictures of another flood in 2014 that they did not report. If we would have known that the house flooded 2 years in a row, we would have not purchased this. What can we do legally?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

Hi and welcome to JA.Ray here to help you tonight.

You would need local lawyer to send demand letters to seller here to claim for breach of sales contract based on t his material nondisclosure.You are able to seek damages for cost of remediation and recovery.Your lawyer will send demand letter and then file suit if unresolved.Your lawyer may also include the realtor with demand letters here,t hey may also have liability to you here in Texas for failure to disclose.You have rights herein Texas through the courts for breach of contract.Your lawyer will also seek legal fees and costs.

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Expert:  Ray replied 1 year ago.

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