I saw this in the Realtors Newsletter - Thought it Interesting, because it answers something we talk about a lot.
FAILURE of licensed real estate agent to DISCLOSE known information.
Its a Q/A section of their newsletter devoted to legal questions to their Attorney
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**You asked whether or not it is the listing agent’s responsibility to research previous listings on the MLS and disclose copies of inspections and/or previous seller disclosure forms that are found in that search.
**The license law has no duty to investigate. It only requires disclosure of what you actually know. The seller would be under a responsibility to disclose the things you describe.
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