A Pre-Purchase Inspector’s General Recommendation to Perform an Inspection Does Not Automatically Constitute a Positive Indication of the Presence of a Latent Defect


October 7, 2016 Real Estate and Construction

This post, published on Éditions Yvon Blais’ blog on latent defects on October 4, 2016 (FR),  reminds us that a pre-purchase inspector’s abstract or general warning does not, in principle, constitute a positive indication of a defect if the inspector does not detect any particular indications or signs that could indicate the potential existence of a defect related to the subject of the recommended inspection.

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