Buyer/Seller Failure to Disclose

Failure to Disclose Property Defects - San Mateo Attorney

California Real Estate Lawyers Helping Clients Deal With Sellers Who Failed to Disclose a Property Defect

Bringing experience, knowledge and insight into resolving residential and commercial real estate disclosure disputes.

For most people, buying a home is the single, biggest investment they will make in their lives. However, if you then find out that the seller failed to disclose a defect or a material issue that affects the value of the property or its habitability, this can be extremely stressful and economically devastating. If this has happened to you, you may have questions about your legal rights.

Throughout Northern California, people turn to Last & Faoro because of our knowledge and experience handling claims arising from a seller's failure to disclose a material property defect. While performing transactional services, we are also adept to helping to prevent this situation by counseling both buyers and sellers about their obligations and rights when negotiating purchase and sale agreements.

If you have discovered that a seller failed to disclose a property or construction defect, contact us today to schedule an appointment to discuss your situation with our real estate dispute attorneys.

Our goal is to try and prevent "failure to disclose" disputes by counseling parties involved in a real estate transaction before a purchase agreement is signed. When we represent the buyer, we counsel on the disclosures to which they are entitled. On the other side, when representing the seller, we believe one of our primary roles is advise sellers of their duties to disclose.

Since we have experience representing sellers and buyers, we understand the expectations of both sides, as well as the strategy that each side may implement. If a dispute does arise, we can help you through the mediation process, and our lawyers are fully prepared to litigate the matter in court, when necessary. We have experience helping sellers when buyer's fail to fulfill their contractual obligations.

Often people come to us after they have merely relied upon a realtor for a transaction, and now, there is a dispute. Since we have over 23 years of real estate experience, we can quickly familiarize ourselves with the specifics and help plan a pragmatic approach to closing the deal or resolving a dispute.

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No matter what stage or type of disclosure problem you are engaged in, if you need an experienced real estate litigation attorney, please contact us.