Is the Doctrine of Caveat Emptor Dying in Florida?


  • January 1, 2010
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Real Estate

January 1, 2010

By: Gary Kaleita & Michael Provenzale

Caveat emptor — let the buyer beware — is a longstanding doctrine of american law which relieves sellers of property of the duty to disclose the property’s defects to buyers.  However, over the past few decades, Florida courts have restricted the application of caveat emptor and in some instances even questioned its continued viability as a rule of law altogether.  The recent ruling of the Third district court of appeal in Hayim Real Estate Holdings, LLC v. Action Watercraft International, Inc... to read this article in full click the attachment below.

Is the Doctrine of Caveat Emptor Dying in Florida?