Category: Seller's Disclosure

  • Disclosing a Death on the Property

    By Home Bay

    Posted on December 7th, 2014

    It may sound strange, or even unreasonable, but a death on a property is considered a material defect that must be disclosed to the buyer, according to many state laws. Read on to learn more about disclosing a death. State laws vary, but at least in California, the following do NOT need to be disclosed: * You don't need to disclose the death if it occurred more than three years ago unless the buyer specifically asks about deaths on the property. In that case, you are required by law, to

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  • SnapNHD [] is dedicated to providing home buyers and sellers with comprehensive natural hazard disclosure reports. In this post, you'll learn what a natural hazard disclosure (NHD) is, what the report covers, and what to look for. Understanding Your NHD Report: California law requires that you provide your buyers with this report during escrow and it's important you understand what it covers. The goal of the NHD report is to protect your buyers by informing them of nat

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  • The BEST Time to Provide a Property Disclosure

    Seller’s disclosures protect home buyers and sellers — but mistakes can result in a lost sale, lawsuit, or worse. Learn more.

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