Whether you’re a buyer or a seller, disclosures are a key part of your real estate transaction.
It’s standard practice in real estate to give a home a fresh coat of paint before putting it on the market. Nine out of 10 times, the intention is to show the property at its best. But every so often, the seller paints the house in hopes of covering something up.
In most parts of the country, sellers (and agents) are required to document any known defects — whether current or past — to potential buyers. But some sellers don’t play by the rules and will try to get one past a buyer. READ MORE