It's the Law And all must obey.
homebuyers have enough on their minds without having to worry about lead. Under
the federal lead disclosure law, homebuyers are entitled to test for the presence
of lead paint in homes built before 1978.
And, prior to selling an older
home, the seller must disclose any known presence of lead�it's the law! Home sellers
or landlords of homes built prior to 1978, must do the following for homebuyers
1 � Provide an EPA-approved information pamphlet on lead-based
2 � Disclose any known information concerning lead-based
paint on the property to be sold or rented
3 � Include an attachment to
the sales contract or lease with a Lead Warning Statement and confirm that the
seller or landlord has complied with all notification requirements
Provide homebuyers a 10-day period of opportunity to conduct a paint inspection
or risk assessment
Know the Law And what it means to you.
Your real estate professional or settlement attorney should make sure both buyer
and seller is fully informed about lead. That Sheds Some Light on Lead, Doesn't
Let's move on...
...to Household Hazards that can hurt
your kids, and what to do about them!
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