When selling a house, California law requires you to fill out a Transfer
Disclosure Statement, or TDS. It is via this form that you must disclose
anything which materially impacts value or desirability, a rather broad
and inclusive requirement. Failing to disclose problems, or under-disclosing
them, is the number one reason for real estate lawsuits in California.
Our San Luis Obispo deck contractors can help you identify any problems
with your roof deck. Call (805) 250-4498 today to learn more.
If The Deck Is Leaking, You Must Disclose
A leaking roof deck is something which will undoubtedly affect both the
value and desirability of the home, so it is crucial that this be disclosed
in the TDS. Of course, leaking roof decks can cause other damage to the
home as well, including rot in the walls. Savvy buyers will hire a professional
home inspector to look for other damage – if they find any, it could
seriously impact the value of your home.
Disclose If There Is A Chronic Problem
If your roof deck isn’t currently leaking, but has exhibited a chronic
or recurring problem, you should definitely disclose this to the potential
buyer. While they may not realize the issue right away, they will eventually
find out and may pursue legal action against you for failing to disclose
A Simple Solution
Of course, there is a very easy way to prevent the headache of disclosing
a leaky roof deck – keep it in good repair! When you choose DeckTech
to seal your roof deck, you can trust that the job will be done right,
and will last for years to come.
If you are buying or selling a home with a roof deck, you should also contact
our San Luis Obispo deck contractors to perform a
free deck assessment. We can identify any potential problems, allowing buyers to purchase with
confidence, and helping buyers make sure they are disclosing all necessary
Don’t take risks when buying or selling a home – make sure
the deck is in good repair by calling (805) 250-4498 today!