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we sold our Villa in Spain December 2013 and returned back

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we sold our Villa in Spain December 2013 and returned back to UK same day as signing at the Notary ,the following day the purchases agent contacted us saying that the swimming pool was leaking and threatening us with legal action in the UK if we dont pay for the repair, the swimming pool had been empty for the past year as we were not in Spain so we were unaware that there was a problem, we filled the pool the day we were asked to and thed you tell us what we should do now as the last contact we have had with the people states that the work to repair the pool is taking place and that they will be sending us the bill for payment, please note we have given no one authority to carry out this work on our behalf
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: International Law
Expert:  José M. replied 3 years ago.

José M. :

Hi there

José M. :

José M spanish attorney

José M. :

The buyer had only 6 months to demand us for the money according spanish civil code ( Its call vicios ocultos )

José M. :

If he has failed and he has not demand us to repair on this time ( he has to probe he has done it ) and he has let 6 months since the sold out, he has no chance now. Neither in court

José M. :

But, as long as he is now on time, we need to make time

José M. :

If you do not pay now, he could to demand you in court for the cost of the rapairs

José M. :

Sorry for my mistake at the first time beacuse I read 2012...

José M. :

Well, once we know he is on time right now, we have several chances

José M. :

You could ask for the budget of the raparation, and decide if pay or not ( If you ask he could probe the fact of asking you on time ....)

José M. :

You could forget all about him and wait if he gets tired of asking you

Customer:

Many thanks for your reply . we shall hang on and and hope that he gets tired of asking for the money or take some other kind of action..

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