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Is it legal for sellers to sell a home that has cracks throughout the foundation which were covered with paint and not inform the buyers?

Question Details:

We purchased a home, had a home inspection and at that time there we novisible cracks in the walls, ceilings, etc. Now that we are in the home for about 40 days we have noticed cracks coming from everywhere. As we look closer into the paint we can see where the cracks have been painted over. The seller did not inform us of the cracks before we purchased the home.

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