If you are like most home sellers, you know of one or more present issues with your home that could impact the sale price. Every seller is forced to balance the desire to make money off of the home with the need to disclose known issues.
Sometimes there is a balancing act that can be surprisingly difficult. Over the years many owners have asked me “what do I have to disclose when selling my house?”
You do not have to be dishonest to worry that listing every little problem may make the sale harder. Like every home seller, you will need to determine what is important to disclose – and legally mandated – and what you can avoid talking about unless you have to.
What things you have to disclose when selling a house depends on the state you live in.…