Illinois Appellate Court Limits — for Now — Subsequent Purchaser’s Ability to Seek Damages from Design Professional Under Implied Warranty of Habitability

As a quick reminder, the aptly named Implied Warranty of Habitability is a warranty that is implied into every contract involving the sale of a dwelling from a builder to a buyer, that a house will be reasonably suited for its intended use when completed and transferred to the buyer. This warranty only applies to latent defects that interfere with a buyer’s legitimate expectations and that manifest themselves within a reasonable amount of time after the house is purchased.   Read the article…………..