Check out Attorney DiCarlo on Chanel 7 News' Hank Investigates! In the story she warns buyers that Sellers in Massachusetts have very limited disclosure obligations. The Buyers featured in the story bought a house that they later learned was filled with mold. In Massachusetts if sellers know about mold issues, they don’t have to tell the buyers.
Massachusetts is truly a buyer beware state. The state only requires sellers to disclose two things to potential buyers: the presence of lead paint or a septic system. Sellers are under no obligation to tell you whether the property has any mold issues, termite issues, whether they had a massive flood or a fire in the past.
Take a look at our news feed to read some articles about the top 10 questions single family Buyers should ask, and what condo buyers should know!
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