"I recently moved into a property that I bought six months ago. Since I moved in, it has become apparent that I have a rat infestation. The seller did not declare any of this to me, in person or in the legal paperwork. Do I have any recourse?"

Senior associate Ed Cracknell writes in The Sunday Times Home Experts section highlighting what action can be taken when facing undisclosed property issues like a rat infestation. 

View I bought a house infested with rats in The Sunday Times Home Experts.

Ed is a senior associate solicitor in the property litigation team. He specialises in all aspects of property litigation and property dispute resolution. His areas of expertise include landlord and tenant disputes, rent and service charge recovery, possession proceedings, business lease renewals, dilapidations claims and contentious leasehold enfranchisement. Other specialisms include adverse possession, restrictive covenants and rights of way. Ed also advises in relation to the renewal and termination of telecoms leases.

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