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MontpelierLaw.com

Law Office James Palmisano
417 Barre Street
Montpelier, Vermont 05602
Phone: (800) 585-3169
Phone: (802) 229-4001
Fax: (802) 229-2733

SELLERS SERVICES


Legal services for sellers primarily involve preparing the conveyance documents necessary to complete the sale. In a typical real estate transaction the seller's attorney will perform the following functions:

* Prepare or review the Purchase and Sale Contract
* Prepare or review the Vermont lead paint Disclosure for properties built before 1978
* Prepare the Warranty Deed
* Prepare the Vermont Property Transfer Tax Return
* Prepare the Vermont Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detector Certificate
* Prepare the Vermont Land Gains Tax Return for properties owned less than six years
* Resolve any title problems
* Prepare power of attorney for sellers unable to attend closing 

Smoke Detector and Carbon Monoxide Detector Requirements
* Smoke Detectors
* Carbon Monoxide Detectors

Note: If the property consists of a dwelling built prior to 1978, then the seller must provide the following Lead Paint forms:

Sellers of Pre-1978 Single Family Dwellings
* Summary of Requirements
* Disclosure Form (Use only if property subject to assurance of discontinuance or order)
* Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home
* Lead Hazards in Housing
* Don't Spread Lead Booklet

 
Sellers of Pre-1978 Rental Properties
* Summary of Requirments
* Disclosure Form (Rental Properties)
Essential Maintenance Practices & the Vermont Lead Law
Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home
* Lead Hazards in Housing
* Don't Spread Lead Booklet