Seller FAQ: How Much Do I Have to Disclose to Buyers?
Seller FAQ: How much do I have to disclose to buyers?
The short answer: Everything you know.
The longer answer: You’re required to provide a written description (your agent will give you the form) about any known issues with your home that could hurt its value. Those issues include:
Presence of lead-based paint
Plumbing or HVAC issues
Septic or sewer problems
Homeowners association fees and restrictions.
The seller disclosure is good for buyers AND sellers. How? It brings transparency to the transaction, minimizes delays, and heads off the risk of legal headaches down the road.
Selling this spring? Let me walk you through each step - including what to disclose to buyers.