DEAR BARRY: Our home is in escrow. We disclosed every defect we could think of, but the buyers relied on their home inspector. The inspector didn't find any serious problems, but he did list a number of cosmetic defects and routine maintenance repair needs, such as peeling paint, loose exterior trim, a cracked window and a damaged bedroom door. All of these were listed on our disclosure statement, so we thought the buyers would be satisfied with the inspection report. But they are demanding that we fix every single defect or they won't buy the property. This seems very unfair to us. What do your recommend? --Angie DEAR ANGIE: The days that follow a home inspection can be the most difficult time in a real estate transaction, even when no major defects are found by the inspector....
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