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Landlord Tenant Law Litigation

Drafter Not Bound By Its Own Deed Modification

When the city, as a seller of real estate, attaches a document to the deed at closing, but the deed does not refer to that document, may the buyer introduce evidence to establish that the document was intended to clarify the deed description?

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When the city, as a seller of real estate, attaches a document to the deed at closing, but the deed does not refer to that document, may the buyer introduce evidence to establish that the document was intended to clarify the deed description? The First Department faced that issue in Liberty Square v. The Doe Fund, Inc., 202 A.D.3d 55, and precluded the purchaser from using the document to clarify the deed description.

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