General Property Disclosure – SF Real Estate

Posted On: August 31, 2015
By: ffdadmin

The General Info for Buyers and Sellers in San Francisco document is a, shall we say, comprehensive document that contains numerous disclosures about laws, ordinances, rights, and restrictions related to the ownership of property in San Francisco. It is produced by the San Francisco Association of Realtors, and is typically provided to all parties in a transaction electronically.

// This post is a part of our series: Your Guide to a San Francisco Disclosure Package. //

The General Info for Buyers and Sellers in San Francisco document is a *general property* disclosure. It contains language that does not vary from transaction to transaction and is not property specific.

Pictured below is the cover sheet for the General Info for Buyers and Sellers in San Francisco document:

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The entire Gen Info for Buyers and Sellers of Residential Real Property in the City and County of San Francisco is 60+ pages. The good news is that the document is indexed, and it has also been verified to cure insomnia in all but the most hard core insomniacs.

I give the document a hard time because it isn’t exactly what I’d call easy to read, but on the other hand it does contain a lot of general background information that can be good to know.

We always give this document to our clients early on in the research process – if you don’t review the general disclosure information contained in the Gen Info for Buyers and Sellers of Residential Real Property in the City and County of San Francisco at the beginning, you probably won’t have time to read it closely when you are interested in a specific property.