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Ash, Solicitor
Category: Law
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Experience:  Solicitor with 5+ years experience
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I sold a boat and as far as I was aware it had no issues. The

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I sold a boat and as far as I was aware it had no issues.
The buyer came and was aware that the boat was sold as seen and signed to acknowledge that.
He took the boat 200 mile away and now says that it requires thousands to put a fault that he as found right.
How do I stand?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** I will help you with this.
For now please let me know whether you are a dealer or private individual?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Private individual
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
Ok, then you do not need to worry. The warning is always buyer beware with private sellers. The onus is on them to satisfy themselves that the purchase is suitable and of quality for them. As this was sold as seen you are in effect excluding any liability.
So even if there was something wrong, unless you knew about it and failed to mention it then you are not liable.
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Is my word enough
If I say I did not no this problem existed and I really did not, is that good enough
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.
He would have to prove that it existed before and you knew about it.
Expert:  Ash replied 2 years ago.

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