Termites did not undermine sale
Duncan, William D. (2012) Termites did not undermine sale. Australian Property Law Bulletin, 26(6), pp. 83-84.
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The New South Wales Court of Appeal decision of Wood v Balfour  NSWCA 382 presents an interesting factual matrix relating to the obligation of a seller to disclose significant latent defects in quality of title to a buyer, in this instance, severe termite damage. It offers insights into the difficulty of a buyer proving the existence of the element of deceit in the making of a representation with respect to quality and reinforces the importance of the rule caveat emptor as being an article of faith for every buyer of real estate.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||property law, disclosure|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Property Law (excl. Intellectual Property Law) (180124)
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2012 Lexis Nexus|
|Deposited On:||03 Feb 2013 23:27|
|Last Modified:||04 Dec 2013 03:42|
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