Hidden Faults general info
When selling a house, for example, a permanent residence house or vacation house, the seller are liable for any hidden faults found in the previously owned house when the new owner receives the rights of access. The seller is liable for hidden faults discovered for a period of ten years. Hidden faults can include, for example, pests, mold damages and faulty constructions. If such hidden faults are discovered the seller could possible be liable to compensate the new owner at great expense even if the seller did not know about the faults.