Selling a Colorado Home:
What Are My Disclosure Obligations?
Guidance for home sellers in Colorado concerning that state’s law on disclosures to buyers about the home’s condition.
Federal Disclosure Requirements
Before we get to Colorado’s state disclosure laws, you should realize that every home buyer across the U.S. needs to comply with any applicable federal law. The main one likely to affect you requires sellers of property built prior to 1978 to disclose the existence of lead-based paint on the property. (42 U.S.C.A. § § 4851-56). If you house was built back then, you will need to supply prospective buyers with a copy of the Environmental Protection Agency’s pamphlet “Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home.”
Colorado’s Disclosure Laws
Colorado state statutes require that sellers of residential property disclose the following to buyers: