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Implied Warranty Of Habitability Extends To House Lot Warranty-implied

Saturday, August 02, 2003 03:19 pm

 
Implied Warranty Of Habitability Extends To House Lot Warranty-implied

An Illinois court has ruled that the implied warranty of habitability extends to a vacant, improved lot purchased for the purpose of constructing a home.

Kingsbrooke Development, Inc. purchased undeveloped land in the Village of Glen Carbon to be subdivided into residential house lots. In preparing the subdivision site, Kingsbrooke had extensive cut and fill excavation work performed. Kingsbrooke also placed imported fill at the site. Kingsbrooke did not have an engineer perform a soil density test on the compacted fill, although the Village approved the subdivision plan based upon a compacti [...]

 
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