December 28, 2009

TCA upholds judgment for homebuyer

TIMOTHY BOWEN, ET AL. v. SAMUEL E. RASNAKE (Tenn. Ct. App. December 28, 2009)

Timothy Bowen and his wife Leanne Bowen ("the Buyers") contracted to purchase a house from Samuel E. Rasnake ("the Seller") that was still under construction. The Buyers experienced numerous problems with the house and filed their complaint against the Seller for defective construction, breach of warranty and misrepresentation. After a bench trial, the court awarded the Buyers judgment against the Seller in the amount of $42,300. The Seller appeals. We affirm.

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