If property left in a state of disrepair injures another person, they may be able to take legal action against the property owner. “Disrepair” is generally defined as a condition that presents a threat of harm or danger to persons who enter the property or to an adjacent land owner. Disrepair could happen because of neglect, failure to repair, faulty construction or decay/dilapidation of the structure.
Some common examples of property in a state of disrepair include:
-Rotting, decaying or damaged wood;
-Unstable foundations or uneven structures;
-Unsteady walls or roofs;
-Toxic conditions such as mold or lead; and
Sometimes we are unable to keep up with the maintenance of a property due to numerous reasons and they fall into this category.
Don't worry though... We can help!
Sometimes when a property is in such a state of disrepair that you cannot list it on the MLS, we can offer many alternative solutions to make sure that you are able to sell your home, regardless of condition, for a fair price.
Reach out to us anytime and we will be glad to walk you through our solutions!