**Effective June 9, 2009**
The majority of SB253 is effetive 10.1.09, but per AB 350, section 8 of SB253 is, “effective upon passage and approval”
The debate is over – the seller must pay for it. Now, that likely does not stop the listing agent from asking the Buyer to pay for it up front (like an appraisal) and be reimbursed at time of closing.
If the Seller refuses to provide and the escrow closes, the Buyer still (even in this new law) loses any right to claim damages. If the Seller and Buyer agree (right or wrong) to simply not have the package delivered, this form will serve to keep your transaction folder complete, click on this title to retrieve it: Re-Sale’ Package Non Receipt Buyers’ Hold Harmless of Broker.
II. Packages Must Now Contain Amount of Transfer Fees.
A resale package must now contain a, “A statement of any transfer fees, transaction fees or any other fees associated with the resale of a unit.” NRS 116.4109 (1)(e). This is helpful. Many times the transfer fees were learned of after close of escrow. This not the fee for the package, rather a fee to ‘join’ the association.