Is it legal for the workers of the house to disclose the condition of the house to random people without the consent of the mortage company?

The house is being sold and while the workers were getting it ready, they were disclosing the condition of the house to random people without the consent of the previous owner nor the mortgage company.

Asked on August 15, 2012 under Real Estate Law, South Carolina


M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

It may be bad manners but it may not be illegal.  Are you saying that their statements cause an interference with a sale?  That is some thing different and you should speak with ana ttorney if that is the case.  But there is no "privilege" here that I can think of.  Good luck.

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