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Japanese Knotweed–Insure or Litigate?

Article contributed by Robert Kelly – Stewart Title   According to a recent YouGov poll, 63% of house buyers would consider suing former owners if they discovered Japanese Knotweed in their garden after moving in. Although sellers of properties are asked in the TA6 form whether they are aware if Japanese Knotweed affects their garden, the majority will not make any serious attempts to discover it.    While litigation may be an option for a disgruntled buyer (a claim for…

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