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Murder on B.C. property didn’t need to be disclosed before sale, court rules.

I have been watching this case for couple of years. I must say, the latest information to unfold has brought some clarity into an otherwise confusing issue of property disclosure.

Murder on B.C. property didn’t need to be disclosed before sale, court rules.

The Buyer had tried to break contract after learning a man with ties to crime had been murdered there.
A Vancouver woman has won her appeal and will not have to pay damages after she failed to tell a homebuyer that someone had been murdered on the sidewalk of her property.
The BC Court of Appeal on Tuesday reversed a lower court ruling that had said Mei Zhen Wang had misrepresented the sale of her $6.1-million Shaughnessy mansion.
Justice Mary V. Newbury wrote in the decision that Wang could not have known that the home buyer, Feng Yun Shao, would have any “sensitivity” to the killing of her son-in-law, Raymond Huang, in 2007 and that that did not alter the quality of the home or its usefulness.
 
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