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If a storm damages the roof and water damages the sheet rock in the interior of the unit who should have to pay to get it fixed

Lawyer's Assistant: Where is the property located?

Customer:*****no. charleston sc 29420

Lawyer's Assistant: Has any paperwork been filed?

Not that i know of

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Real Estate Law
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Real Estate Lawyer: legalgems, Arbitrator replied 1 year ago
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Real Estate Lawyer: legalgems, Arbitrator replied 1 year ago

Is this a rental property?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
no this is a condo owned by owner
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
no that's OK I will find out a different way
Real Estate Lawyer: legalgems, Arbitrator replied 1 year ago

I believe you are referencing the auto generated phone call request which I dont participate in -please let me know if you would like to continue on this forum. Thanks

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