REALWorld Law

Sale and purchase

Seller's warranties

What seller's warranties are provided under statute in the sale of real estate in this country (for example, as to the state of the building, asbestos etc)?

United States

United States

Seller’s warranties are generally not provided under statute and the seller and buyer will negotiate the extent of any seller’s representations and warranties when negotiating the SPA; although as discussed above, many states have mandatory disclosures by sellers of residential properties.