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Buyers beware: forgo the survey and pay the price

The importance of carrying out a survey before exchange of contracts was illustrated in the recent case of Hardy v Griffiths.  The sellers (Hardy) successfully brought a claim against the buyers (Griffiths) for failing to complete the purchase of a house. The facts were as follows: In March 2011, Mr and Mrs Hardy accepted an