What are the mandatory disclosures for the sales of residential real estate in California?

Asked over 1 year ago - Chino Hills, CA

I know there is a lead paint disclosure; are there any others?

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  1. Nicholas Basil Spirtos

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    Answered . The DRE publishes a guide that describes the disclosures.
    If you are selling your house, you should really use a broker or agent, or an organization that helps people sell their houses on their own. The small fee involved is probably worth it.

    http://www.dre.ca.gov/files/pdf/re6.pdf

  2. Frank Wei-Hong Chen

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    Answered . As my colleagues note, there are a plethora of disclosures required, as set forth under the DRE guidelines. Basically, any "material" fact regarding the property must be disclosed. I'm just wondering why you are asking. Are you the buyer or the seller or the agent?

    Frank W. Chen has been licensed to practice law in California since 1988. The information presented here is... more
  3. Michael T Millar

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    Answered . Here is a link to a booklet provided by the CA Department of Real Estate:

    http://www.dre.ca.gov/files/pdf/re6.pdf

    If this answer was helpful, please mark it as helpful or as a best answer. This answer is for general education... more

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