Legal FAQs for REALTORS®
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Lead-Based Paint Forms
I'm confused. There are two different lead-based-paint forms available to Texas REALTORS®. Which form is the appropriate form to use? (Updated April 29, 2015)
It depends on whether you have a sales transaction or a lease transaction.
The form titled Addendum for Seller's Disclosure of Information on Lead-Based Paint and Lead-Based Paint Hazards (TAR 1906, TREC OP-L) is a TREC form that complies with federal law. Use this form any time a TREC or TAR contract form is used in the sale of a property with a dwelling built before 1978.
The form titled Addendum Regarding Lead-Based Paint (TAR 2008) is a TAR form that complies with federal law. Texas REALTORS® should use this form when the TAR Residential Lease form is used for residential property built before 1978. This form is for lease transactions only.
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