Real estate agents have to disclose what they’re reasonably expected to know about a property. If you’re looking at a home to buy, ask the agent:
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Agents should provide answers to these questions as a matter of course. If you believe the agent has misled you or withheld information, make a complaint to the Real Estate Agents Authority.
Research commissioned by the REAA last year found fewer than half of 250 buyers and potential buyers felt the real estate agent had told them everything they needed to know about a property. What’s required by law?