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Home Buying in 01257 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Aug 3, 2015
Robert Adams answered:
In my market Las Vegas the seller is required to disclose all defects and needed repairs in the Seller's Real Property Disclosure (SRPD) form. If your offer has been accepted they are required to provide you with this disclosure. Check the date on the disclosure and make sure they have given you an updated one since their last inspection. If it has a more recent date it should include the defects found in the inspection report.

If the seller refuses to disclose the needed repairs etc the seller can be held liable for up to 3 times the cost of the repairs.

I am sure some local experts can advise you on your market as well.
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Sun Aug 2, 2015
Anne Meczywor answered:
There are many different types of siding: vinyl or aluminum, wood, wood shingle, brick, cement fiberboard, asbestos, stucco. Much of it is local or regional preference, or may be characteristic of a particular style of home. It largely depends on personal preference, based on aesthetics, cost, ease of maintenance. Some buyers seek out particular siding while others avoid it. It's just another factor in the decision whether or not to buy a particular property. ... more
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