The law requires that a disclosure be made concerning lead-based paint to any potential buyer prior to purchasing residential property built prior to 1978. The Colorado Real Estate Commission approves this form.
Are you planning to buy, rent, or renovate a home built before 1978? Read this pamphlet to learn some simple steps to protect your family.
Federal law requires that individuals receive certain information before renting, buying or renovating pre-1978 housing:
LANDLORDS have to disclose known information on lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards before leases take effect. Leases must include a disclosure about lead-based paint.
SELLERS have to disclose known information on lead-based paint and lead-based paint hazards before selling a house. Sales contracts must include a disclosure about lead-based paint. Buyers have up to 10 days to check for lead.
RENOVATORS disturbing more than 2 square feet of painted surfaces have to give you this pamphlet before starting work.
This form is filled out by the seller of any type of property and made available to potential buyers. It contains an extensive list describing the condition of the property and anything included in the sale. It lists any potential hazards or adverse conditions that may affect the property. This form is approved by the Colorado Real Estate Commission.
This form is filled out by the seller of residential property and made available to potential buyers. It contains an extensive list describing the condition of the property and anything included in the sale. It lists any potential hazards or adverse conditions that may affect the property. This form is Real Estate Commission approved.
This Power of Attorney allows another person to handle a real estate transaction on your behalf. This is often used to give another person authority to lease and sell your real property and sign documents at a closing when you cannot be present.
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Remember the old Colorado Guidebook to Real Estate Contracts and Disclosures? You’ll be happy to know that it has been remade, reworked, revamped and vastly improved in the new Levine’s Bible for 2016 Colorado Real Estate Contracts.
This electronic book is a comprehensive study guide, providing review and analysis of Colorado's Real Estate Commission-approved Contracts to Buy and Sell Real Estate.
The book is arranged in the order of the individual sections of the contract. It addresses important differences between the Residential Contract and the other sale contract forms. The use of supplemental Commission-approved forms with the Contract is discussed where relevant. Pertinent laws, including statutes, court cases, Position Statements and Rules of the Colorado Real Estate Commission are included where necessary to aid in understanding the Contract.
Packed with tips to sell a house quickly and for the best possible price, this booklet will help you understand all that's involved, from how to prepare a house for sale, setting a price, advertising, evaluating a contract, to negotiating with buyers.