I have a new listing in which the previous owner committed suicide inside the home. Am I allowed to disclose?

Asked by Kirkland Kettleson, Wisconsin Dells, WI Tue Dec 30, 2008

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David Wakeman, Agent, Strongsville, OH
Wed Dec 31, 2008
This is really decided by your States real estate law. I would talk with your Broker and your board about the best way to handle this issue.
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Diana Margala, Agent, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
Tue Dec 30, 2008
Hi Kirkland:

In California you have to disclose also. I have found that when an agent calls to make an appointment is when I actually tell them. Usually it saves time and energy...you might want to check with your broker to see what they might suggest.

Good Luck
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Dallas Texas, Agent, Dallas, TN
Tue Dec 30, 2008
Michael is correct check your state laws, Texas you have to disclose.
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C. MICHAEL R…, , Dayton, OH
Tue Dec 30, 2008
In the state of Ohio you have to disclose the suicide. Check with your state . Michael Royce
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