New Baltimore, MI asked in Contracts for Michigan

Q: Is a seller exempt from providing a disclosure statement because they have a tenant living in the house?

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Michael Zamzow
Michael Zamzow
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: In the briefest terms, the seller is probably not exempt.

The Michigan seller's disclosure statement but be provided for the sale of any residential dwelling units between 1 and 4 (single family homes to four family apartment buildings). The statement is not required if there is a transfer from a: court order, default to a bank, foreclosures, probate, transfers between owners or closely related persons, government sales, or from a residential builder.

That is not an exclusive list for applicability or exclusionary rules.

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