Daniels LLP Solicitors I understood that a vendor has a legal requirement to tell a buyer about issues affecting their property. We bought a house that needed major work, and only became aware of this after completion because they inadvertently passed over their survey. They also failed to notify us of vibration from passing traffic and other issues. IF the vendors told untruths in the Property Information Form they filled out when selling the property you may be able to seek compensation from them on those particular points.
But if they have not necessarily told you about other issues, this may be trickier to pursue – the watchword is ‘Buyer Beware’.
You should have had a detailed survey carried out to ascertain the condition of the property. If your surveyor failed to spot obvious problems,