Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
For now please let me know if on the sellers questionnaire were any neighbour disputes? Do you know if your seller had a dispute with these people please?
the seller answered "no" to the section on disputes and complains and Notices and proposals
Do you know whether the neighbour had raised any dispute or complaint with those parties causing problems?
I don't know, I'm trying to find things out from the council but they are not being very helpful.
It all hinges really on whether or not he complained or raised a dispute.
If he answered no and it turns out he had a dispute or made a complaint then you have a claim for breach of contract
If he answered no and did not raise a dispute or complain to the Council then you have no claim
Just because somewhere has drug dealers etc then that does not automatically mean it needs to be disclosed.
It is only where the vendor actually makes a complaint or a dispute with the persons invovled.
This includes Police reports etc
I am sorry if this is not necessarily the answer you want and certainly not the one I want to give you, but I have a duty to be honest
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
thank you Alex, I've just got through to the council and they've advised me write to them and ask for the info under the Freedom of Information Act so that will now be my next step though I'm not holding my breath that they will be particularly helpful. It seems ludicrous to me that people can hold back such important information; I've only had the keys a month, been living there for 2 weeks and it's affecting my health as I live on my own and occasionally my e
Of course - poor you.
It really will depend on the FOI request. It may worth enquiring with the Police as well
Is there anything else I can help with?
thank you Alex, have a good day
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Yes, I think the police will be my next port of call. I don't want personal details at the end of the day just a "yes" or a "no" so I can decide where I go from here. If I do get the information and the seller did put a complaint in, do you think I will have some recourse? And if so, what form of recourse do I have? Sorry to be a pain but i want to be informed.
Yes but it would just be for breach of contract - so only compensation
do you know what would the compensation be based on?
Breach of contract, because he represented that there was not a dispute or complaint when there was.
Does this help?
is there a set rate of compensation for Breach of contract or is it not that straight forward...?
No - it all depends on what loss you have suffered and largely depends on the Judge you get on the day.
Litigation is never certain]
ok thank you. Have a good weekend Alex