The Learning Center

California Natural Hazard Disclosure Report 101

SnapNHD is dedicated to providing home buyers and sellers with comprehensive natural hazard disclosure reports. In this post, you'll learn what a natural hazard disclosure (NHD) is, what the report covers, and what to look for. 

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Why Home Bay Related Brokers Don't Sign Disclosures or the Residential Purchase Agreement

When Home Bay affiliated brokers sign listing agreements, the listing agreements state the listings are "limited service." Limited service is a term of art that came out of the Justice Department anti-trust settlement with the real estate industry several years ago. The designation means the broker does some, but not all, of what a full service broker would do.

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How does Home Bay handle real estate paperwork?

Wondering how Home Bay handles all the real estate paperwork involved in your transaction? Our team of real estate brokers and transaction coordinators provides the exact same forms and disclosures that you would receive from a real estate agent throughout the home sale process. 

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Disclosing a Death on the Property

It may sound strange, or even unreasonable, but a death on a property is considered a material defect that must be disclosed to the buyer, according to many state laws. Read on to learn more about disclosing a death.

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What's a Natural Hazard Disclosure Report?

This post is California specific. Almost all offers in California will require that you provide a natural hazard disclosure report. This post will explain what a Natural Hazard Disclosure Report is, what it covers and how it impacts your home sale. 

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3 benefits of completing Seller's Disclosures ASAP after listing

Many sellers agree their most tedious task is gathering forms and completing their seller's disclosure packet. Disclosure questions are drafted by federal and state agencies and they can be repetitive and sometimes confusing. Luckily, Home Bay can prepare your disclosure packet for you and can answer any questions you have along the way. Learn more about seller's disclosure packets and why it's worth it to fill yours out immediately after you list.

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