DEAR BOB: We had the final walk-through inspection on our home on Monday. The mortgage funding and closing were on Wednesday. The seller then had 72 hours to vacate. On Sunday when we moved in, we discovered damaged walls, toilets clogged, pipes leaking, and the wood floors scratched. What recourse do we have after all the funds were transferred to the home seller? – Frank W. DEAR FRANK: Home-buyer walk-through inspections should be scheduled after the seller has moved out. But that advice is too late for your situation, which shows what can go wrong when the buyer's inspection occurs too early. Purchase Bob Bruss reports online. If your sales contract says the home is to be delivered in the same condition as when you inspected it, then the seller is liable for the cost of repairi...
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