Posted by Sarah on January 25, 1999 at 09:17:05:
In Reply to: Re: noise from upstairs apt as described is " not reasonable " posted by Richard on January 23, 1999 at 11:55:29:
: I have some really serious advice to anyone buying any property, as a prospective owner, you have the right to inspect the premisis Before you buy, if the condo was empty why didnt you tell the real estate agent or condo board, I want to be in the apt to check out the noise, at night before I sign a commitment to buy, or at the least if it is empty at the closing, THAT NIGHT you take a sleeping back and stay there, if it was as noisy as you say, you do have 3 days to back out of the deal, Just a thought on your next purchase of a home
Good advice. I will remember this when we purchase next. In the meantime, if anyone knows whether we have any recourse to deal with noise, I would like to know about it. Also, we plan to move in a couple of years and rent the apartment out. If we tell the prospective tenants up front about the noise problem, then we shouldn't have problems down the road with upset tenants and broken leases, right?
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