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They cannot claim back any money for the refurbishment when it has been more than 3 years since the refurbishment was completed. As the email makes clear if the property is sold after 3 years, the refurbishment should be considered a gift, I trust this assists
Thank you for your email, in terms of the refurbishment costs, I note at the time of the refurbishment that you made clear in your email of 06 June 2019 that if the property was sold within 3 years the refurbishment costs should be refunded but that if the property was sold after 3 years the refurbishment costs would not be refunded and should be considered a gift from Jane and yourself. The 3 year period commenced on 06 June 2019 and ended on 06 June 2022. The property sold on [insert date] i.e. after the 3 year period for reimbursement ended. As a consequence no such reimbursement is due.
Nevertheless, I wanted to once again thank you for the refurbishment that you undertook in order to enable create security for the boys and myself, during a difficult time for us this will always be remembered and treasured as an example of the decency of humanity and the kind spirit that Jane and yourself showed us.
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He could try and take him to court but no he does not have grounds based on the clear terms of the email you uploaded. I trust this assists
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