Upon purchase apartments check existence of debts for capital repairs!

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Often it happens so that the citizens who have bought apartments, find in receipts on overhaul unpaid debts of the previous owner. We remind that according to h. 3 Art. 158 of Federal law of the Russian Federation of 29 December 2004 No. 188-FZ "On the Housing Code of the Russian Federation", upon transition of the property right to the room in an apartment house in case of existence of debts, it passes to the new owner of the room. Exception is only receiving the property right on the room at privatization — if the municipality has a debt, it does not pass to the new owner. In other words, if the person bought the apartment and was not convinced that the previous owner...