A Note From The Legal Helpdesk: Q & A's Regarding Disaster Relief
September 12, 2017
In light of the recent hurricanes, the Legal Helpdesk has compiled a few questions, with answers, that may arise after a disaster. For other questions and answers by topic, see AAR’s Legal Helpdesk Overview.
Q: A buyer and seller sign a purchase agreement for a house. A weather event causes significant damage to the property before the closing date. Who is responsible for the damage?
Q: Two parties entered into a real estate purchase agreement, but a hurricane delayed the inspection beyond the inspection period. Can the seller proceed with the sale? Q: Two parties entered into a real estate purchase agreement, but a hurricane delayed the inspection beyond the inspection period. Can the seller proceed with the sale?
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