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Wallach v. Riverside Bank

Court of Appeals of New York

100 N.E. 50 (1912)

Summary
Procedural History
Judicial Opinion
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Under New York law, a contract for the sale of real property implies a warranty that the vendor will provide marketable title unless the purchaser explicitly agrees to accept defective title.

Relevant Facts

Wallach entered a contract to buy real estate from Riverside Bank, which could not provide a clear title. Wallach sought reimbursement for his down payment and title examination costs, which the lower courts awarded.

Issue

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Dissent

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December 8, 2023

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Procedural History

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Citations

100 N.E. 50 (1912)

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