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Auctions are sold as seen
This means that the buyer must beware. The buyer has to make any and all checks to satisfy themselves as to all aspects
If they do not then there is no comeback on the seller
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
So are you saying that the seller need not disclose any info he doesn't want to supply; except of course the contract and the office copies?
Yes. The seller does not have to disclose anything. Its all up to the buyer
Finally, if the seller has disclosed something but was false, then surely the buyer can sue the seller or still can't sue?
Yes the buyer may be able to do that for breach of contract
But again it should be the buyers make their own enquiries.
Just one more thing: If after the exchange of contracts at the auction, the buyer's solicitor ask questions relating to what the seller may have omitted to disclose, does the seller have to answer those questions? If not, what can he say?
After exchange then no - because you are already committed
Any enquries should have been made before exchange
Further to your answer regarding property sold in an auction, you said there is no comeback on the seller; can I respectfully ***** ***** sure are you with your answer as it is critically important for me
Sometimes a property in an auction is sold prior to auction or post auction by the auctioneers if unsold in the auction room, does the same maxim 'buyers beware' still apply?
As I do not want to provide a buyer a lot of details regarding my property, I have decided to sell in an auction and have drawn up a contract as I always do my own conveyancing. The contract is of a similar format to what most solicitors appear to be using but I just want to be certain that they are not copyright. It doesn't say copyright on any of the contracts i have looked at, in contrast to many years ago when it used to be a printed 2-page coloured document and I know that was copyright from the Law Society.
Is the attached document that I have drawn
I have posted the above as a new question with the heading 'Related to a previously asked question' for your kind attention but I am not sure if you are looking at it.