If you are a new home seller, you must put the following information in every sales contract:
- The type, thickness, and R-value of the insulation that will be installed in each part of the house.
There is an exception to this rule. If the buyer signs a sales contract before you know what type of insulation will be put in the house, or if there is a change in the contract, you can give the buyer a receipt stating this information as soon as you find out.
Where Can I Learn More?
Where Can I Get The Form?
The form is not standardized. The forms we have seen, which vary by state association of Realtors that publish a version of the form, will include various locations (e.g. Ceiling, Exterior Walls, Interior Walls, etc.) and for each location will have the following metrics:
- Insulation Type,
- Thickness, and
Here is how different state associations of Realtors provide the form:
- California: Included in the "NEW CONSTRUCTION PURCHASE AGREEMENT AND JOINT ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS" form.
- Florida: Published as a separate disclosure form "INSULATION DISCLOSURE FOR NEW RESIDENCE".
- Georgia: No form available.
- Tennessee: No form available.
- Virginia: No form available.