Protections Against Implied Warranty of Habitability Claims Broadened in Illinois

Author: Scott Ruksakiati

Guest Editor: Grace Shuman

October 29, 2021 9:00am

For many of us of a certain age, our first exposure to the Latin phrase caveat emptor came from an episode of the classic sitcom, The Brady Bunch.  “Let the buyer beware” was the lesson Mr. Brady imparted to Greg for his spontaneous purchase of a beat-up convertible.  That same lesson was one homebuyers learned for many years.  In Illinois, a seller of real property was not liable to a purchaser for defects in the design or construction of the property which existed, even in a latent state, at the time of the sale.

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