In this article, which first appeared in the March edition of Butterworths Property Law Newsletter, Edward Cracknell looks at the law of misrepresentation. Replies to enquiries are a familiar part of the conveyancing process for both residential and commercial property sales. Answering the questions accurately is important and especially so in what is a difficult property market. Imprecise answers can have severe consequences for sellers.

Lies, Damned Lies and selling property - Butterworths Property law March 2012.pdf