Civil Code §1102.6. Mandatory Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement

California Civil Code  >  Civil Code §1102.6. Mandatory Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement

(amendments operative July 1, 2014)
The disclosures required by this article pertaining to the property proposed to be transferred are set forth in, and shall be made on a copy of, the following disclosure form:

 

REAL ESTATE TRANSFER DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

THIS DISCLOSURE STATEMENT CONCERNS THE REAL PROPERTY SITUATED IN THE CITY OF _____, COUNTY OF _____, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, DESCRIBED AS ______________. THIS STATEMENT IS A DISCLOSURE OF THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED PROPERTY IN COMPLIANCE WITH SECTION 1102 OF THE CIVIL CODE AS OF _____, 20___. IT IS NOT A WARRANTY OF ANY KIND BY THE SELLER(S) OR ANY AGENT(S) REPRESENTING ANY PRINCIPAL(S) IN THIS TRANSACTION, AND IS NOT A SUBSTITUTE FOR ANY INSPECTIONS OR WARRANTIES THE PRINCIPAL(S) MAY WISH TO OBTAIN.

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COORDINATION WITH OTHER DISCLOSURE FORMS

This Real Estate Transfer Disclosure Statement is made pursuant to Section 1102 of the Civil Code. Other statutes require disclosures, depending upon the details of the particular real estate transaction (for example: special study zone and purchase-money liens on residential property).
Substituted Disclosures: The following disclosures and other disclosures required by law, including the Natural Hazard Disclosure Report/Statement that may include airport annoyances, earthquake, fire, flood, or special assessment information, have or will be made in connection with this real estate transfer, and are intended to satisfy the disclosure obligations on this form, where the subject matter is the same:
Inspection reports completed pursuant to the contract of sale or receipt for deposit.
Additional inspection reports or disclosures:
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________
_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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SELLER’S INFORMATION

The Seller discloses the following information with the knowledge that even though this is not a warranty, prospective Buyers may rely on this information in deciding whether and on what terms to purchase the subject property. Seller hereby authorizes any agent(s) representing any principal(s) in this transaction to provide a copy of this statement to any person or entity in connection with any actual or anticipated sale of the property.
THE FOLLOWING ARE REPRESENTATIONS MADE BY THE SELLER(S) AND ARE NOT THE REPRESENTATIONS OF THE AGENT(S), IF ANY. THIS INFORMATION IS A DISCLOSURE AND IS NOT INTENDED TO BE PART OF ANY CONTRACT BETWEEN THE BUYER AND SELLER:
Seller ____is _____is not occupying the property.

A. The subject property has the items checked below (read across): *

___Range ___Oven ___Microwave
___Dishwasher ___Trash Compactor ___Garbage Disposal
___Washer/Dryer

Hookups

___Rain Gutters
___Burglar Alarms ___Carbon Monoxide

Device(s)

___Fire Alarm
___TV Antenna ___Satellite Dish ___Intercom
___Central Heating ___Central Air Cndtng. ___Evaporator Cooler(s)
___Wall/Window Air

Cndtng.

___Sprinklers ___Public Sewer System
___Septic Tank ___Sump Pump ___Water Softener
___Patio/Decking ___Built-in Barbecue ___Gazebo
___Sauna
___Hot Tub

___Locking Safety

Cover

___Pool

___Child Resistant

Barrier

___Spa

___Locking Safety

Cover

___Security Gate(s) ___Automatic Garage

Door Opener(s)

___Number Remote

Controls

Garage:

___Attached ___Not Attached ___Carport

Pool/Spa Heater:

___Gas ___Solar ___Electric

Water Heater:

___Gas

___Private Utility or

Other___________

Water Supply:

___City ___Well ___Water-conserving

plumbing fixtures

Gas Supply:

___Utility ___Bottled
___Window Screens ___Window Security

Bars

___Quick Release

Mechanism on

Bedroom Windows

Exhaust Fan(s) in ______________________________________ 220 Volt Wiring in ____________________________________________

Fireplace (s) in ________________________________________ Gas Starter ________________________________________________

Roof (s): Type: ________________________________________ Age: ______________________________________________ (approx.)

Other: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Are there, to the best of your (Seller’s) knowledge, any of the above that are not in operating condition? _____Yes _____No. If yes, then describe. (Attach additional sheets if necessary):

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

B. Are you (Seller) aware of any significant defects/malfunctions in any of the following?
_____Yes _____No. If yes, check appropriate space(s) below.

___ Interior Walls ___ Ceilings ___ Floors
___ Exterior Walls ___ Insulation ___ Roof(s)
___ Windows ___ Doors ___ Foundation
___ Slab(s) ___ Driveways ___ Sidewalks
___ Walls/Fences ___ Electrical Systems ___ Plumbing/

Sewers/Septics

___Other Structural Components (Describe: _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________
_________________________­____________________________________________________________________________________)

If any of the above is checked, explain. (Attach additional sheets if necessary):

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

*Installation of a listed appliance, device, or amenity is not a precondition of sale or transfer of the dwelling. The carbon monoxide device, garage door opener, or child- resistant pool barrier may not be in compliance with the safety standards relating to, respectively, carbon monoxide device standards of Chapter 8 (commencing with Section 13260) of Part 2 of Division 12 of, automatic reversing device standards of Chapter 12.5 (commencing with Section 19890) of Part 3 of Division 13 of, or the pool safety standards of Article 2.5 (commencing with Section 115920) of Chapter 5 of Part 10 of Division 104 of, the Health and Safety Code. Window security bars may not have quick-release mechanisms in compliance with the 1995 edition of the California Building Standards Code. Section 1101.4 of the Civil Code requires all single-family residences built on or before January 1, 1994, to be equipped with water-conserving plumbing fixtures after January 1, 2017. Additionally, on and after January 1, 2014, a single-family residence built on or before January 1, 1994, that is altered or improved is required to be equipped with water-conserving plumbing fixtures as a condition of final approval. Fixtures in this dwelling may not comply with Section 1101.4 of the Civil Code.

C. Are you (Seller) aware of any of the following:

1. Substances, materials, or products which may be an

environmental hazard such as, but not limited to, asbestos,

formaldehyde, radon gas, lead-based paint, mold, fuel or

chemical storage tanks, and contaminated soil or water on the

subject property

___Yes ___ No
2. Features of the property shared in common with

adjoining landowners, such as walls, fences, and driveways,

whose use or responsibility for maintenance may have an

effect on the subject property

___Yes ___ No
3. Any encroachments, easements or similar matters that

may affect your interest in the subject property

___Yes ___ No
4. Room additions, structural modifications, or other

alterations or repairs made without necessary permits

___Yes ___ No
5. Room additions, structural modifications, or other

alterations or repairs not in compliance with building codes

___Yes ___ No
6. Fill (compacted or otherwise) on the property or any

portion thereof

___Yes ___ No
7. Any settling from any cause, or slippage, sliding, or

other soil problems

___Yes ___ No
8. Flooding, drainage or grading problems ___Yes ___ No
9. Major damage to the property or any of the structures

from fire, earthquake, floods, or landslides

___Yes ___ No
10. Any zoning violations, nonconforming uses, violations

of “setback” requirements

___Yes ___ No
11. Neighborhood noise problems or other nuisances ___Yes ___ No
12. CC&Rs or other deed restrictions or obligations ___Yes ___ No
13. Homeowners” Association which has any authority over

the subject property

___Yes ___ No
14. Any “common area” (facilities such as pools, tennis

courts, walkways, or other areas co-owned in undivided

interest with others

___Yes ___ No
15. Any notices of abatement or citations against the

property

___Yes ___ No
16. Any lawsuits by or against the Seller threatening to or affecting this real property, claims for damages by the Seller pursuant to Section 910 or 914 threatening to or affecting this real property, claims for breach of warranty pursuant to Section 900 threatening to or affecting this real property, or claims for breach of an enhanced protection agreement pursuant to Section 903 threatening to or affecting this real property, including any lawsuits or claims for damages pursuant to Section 910 or 914alleging a defect or deficiency in this real property or “common areas” facilities such as pools, tennis courts, walkways, or other areas co-owned in undivided interest with others ___Yes ___ No

If the answer to any of these is yes, explain. (Attach additional sheets if necessary.): ____________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________

D.    1. The Seller certifies that the property, as of the close of escrow, will be in compliance with Section 13113.8 of the Health and Safety Code by having operable smoke detectors(s) which are approved, listed, and installed in accordance with the State Fire Marshal’s regulations and applicable local standards.

  2. The Seller certifies that the property, as of the close of escrow, will be in compliance with Section 19211 of the Health and Safety Code by having the water heater tank(s) braced, anchored, or strapped in place in accordance with applicable law.

Seller certifies that the information herein is true and correct to the best of the Seller’s knowledge as of the date signed by the Seller.

Seller __________________________________________________ Date _________________________________________________

Seller __________________________________________________ Date _________________________________________________

III

AGENT’S INSPECTION DISCLOSURE

(To be completed only if the Seller is represented by an agent in this transaction.)
THE UNDERSIGNED, BASED ON THE ABOVE INQUIRY OF THE SELLER(S) AS TO THE CONDITION OF THE PROPERTY AND BASED ON A REASONABLY COMPETENT AND DILIGENT VISUAL INSPECTION OF THE ACCESSIBLE AREAS OF THE PROPERTY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THAT INQUIRY, STATES THE FOLLOWING:
Agent notes no items for disclosure.
Agent notes the following items:

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Agent (Broker
Representing Seller) ______________________________ By ______________________________ Date ______________________

(Please Print)                               (Associate Licensee
or Broker Signature)

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AGENT’S INSPECTION DISCLOSURE

(To be completed only if the agent who has obtained the offer is other than the agent above.)
THE UNDERSIGNED, BASED ON A REASONABLY COMPETENT AND DILIGENT VISUAL INSPECTION OF THE ACCESSIBLE AREAS OF THE PROPERTY, STATES THE FOLLOWING:
Agent notes no items for disclosure.
Agent notes the following items:

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Agent (Broker
Obtaining the Offer) ______________________________ By _______________________________ Date ______________________

(Please Print)                               (Associate License
or Broker Signature)

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BUYER(S) AND SELLER(S) MAY WISH TO OBTAIN PROFESSIONAL ADVICE AND/OR INSPECTIONS OF THE PROPERTY AND TO PROVIDE FOR APPROPRIATE PROVISIONS IN A CONTRACT BETWEEN BUYER(S) AND SELLER(S) WITH RESPECT TO ANY ADVICE/INSPECTIONS/ DEFECTS.
I/WE ACKNOWLEDGE RECEIPT OF A COPY OF THIS STATEMENT.

Seller __________________________ Date _________________ Buyer _________________________ Date __________________

Seller __________________________ Date _________________ Buyer _________________________ Date __________________

Agent (Broker
Representing Seller) _____________________________ By ______________________________ Date _______________________

(Please Print)                              (Associate Licensee
or Broker Signature)

Agent (Broker
Obtaining the Offer) ______________________________ By ______________________________ Date _______________________

(Please Print)                               (Associate Licensee
or Broker Signature)

SECTION 1102.3 OF THE CIVIL CODE PROVIDES A BUYER WITH THE RIGHT TO RESCIND A PURCHASE CONTRACT FOR AT LEAST THREE DAYS AFTER THE DELIVERY OF THIS DISCLOSURE IF DELIVERY OCCURS AFTER THE SIGNING OF AN OFFER TO PURCHASE. IF YOU WISH TO RESCIND THE CONTRACT, YOU MUST ACT WITHIN THE PRESCRIBED PERIOD.
A REAL ESTATE BROKER IS QUALIFIED TO ADVISE ON REAL ESTATE. IF YOU DESIRE LEGAL ADVICE, CONSULT YOUR ATTORNEY. [2013]

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