Omaha news outlet KETV recently quoted Berry Law attorney Susan Napolitano in an article about a ground contamination case happening in Bellevue, Nebraska.
A contamination spill left hundreds of residents in the Omaha suburb confused as to what this meant for them, their livelihoods, and their property value. The initial reaction had citizens concerned that they would not be able to resell their homes after recent soil tests revealed contamination in the area surrounding an old laundromat.
Susan weighed in with her experience in real estate law, noting that the law states that sellers must tell buyers about that sort of defect on the property, or any defect. Napolitano further explains, “It would certainly affect the desirability of the home, which ultimately determines the market value of the home.”
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