Detroit, MI asked in Real Estate Law for Michigan

Q: How do I get a seller disclosure on a property I closed on?

How do I get a seller disclosure on a property I closed on?

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Kenneth V Zichi
Kenneth V Zichi
Answered
  • Fowlerville, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: You are supposed to receive the seller’s disclosure statement at the time of (or shortly after) the OFFER is made.

It should also be in the closing packet of documents you received. Did you have an attorney review the paperwork?

Without that attorney review, you may not know exactly what you’ve bought. It may be too late at this point but it makes sense to get that review.

—This answer is offered for information only and does not constitute legal advice or create an attorney/client relationship. Please seek local legal advice.

David Soble
David Soble
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  • Farmington Hills, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: If you don't have a copy of your seller disclosure or a copy of your purchase documents, you can have your agent's broker provide them for you. By law, these sales people have to retain copies of the transaction. On another note, real estate sales people can charge a "compliance fee" for holding on the to electronic copies of the purchase documents. Hope this helps - see more information at www.provenresource.com

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

A: You're probably really asking about something else. Why do you want the seller's disclosure statement after you've closed? And my guess is that answer will likely lead you to an attorney about whether or not you have a cause of action against the seller.

Brent T. Geers agrees with this answer

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