Buying a Florida Home: What Does the Seller's Disclosure Form Tell Me?

Home buyers in Florida can obtain a great deal of information, if they ask for disclosures and follow up.

Searching for the perfect home in the Sunshine State? You may be relieved to know that what a seller is legally required to tell you about the property may assist you in making a wise decision, both personally and financially. Florida courts have declared that a seller must disclose anything about their property that has a substantial impact on its value or desirability and that visitors cannot easily see for themselves (This comes from the court case ofJohnson v. Davis, 480 So.2d 625 (Fla. 1985).)

Ask That the Seller Provide You With a Standard Florida Disclosure Form

To assist sellers in making their legally required disclosures, the Florida Association of Realtors

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