Painting over Wallpaper That's Already Painted Over?

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Hello there!

I was so excited to discover The Money Pit right after I purchased my first home. Your program has been so helpful and I'm hoping your expertise may help me with my current dilemma.  I purchased a bank owned property back in October and in order to show the house to potential buyers the bank had the entire interior on the home painted with a white primer. I'm talking the ENTIRE interior of the home. Door handles, light switches, cabinets, even imbedded speakers in the walls were painted right over with the white primer. I've been slowly removing the paint from the hardware; but now I've started looking at the walls themselves and I have discovered there are several rooms where I've concluded there is wallpaper under the paint. It's hard to tell since you can't see through the primer at all. It wasn't till I started sanding some of the rough spots down did I even start to think it might be there. So my question is: Is it alright for me to just paint over the primed walls as they are or will the wallpaper under the primer eventually cause a problem?

Thank you again for all you do. Your program is invaluable to first-timers like me,

Tiffany

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