"For me to put things that I might feel are concerning in the mind of the
buyer is not necessarily doing anyone a great service," Frederickson said.
Can you believe that statement? That sounds to me like a realtor who is afraid
that full disclosure will jeopardize his fat commission.I know home
inspectors who tell it like it is and ones who tell it like whoever is paying
them wants it to be. When buying a home, one can't have too much
information; only too little.One of these days there will be a
little slip on the Wasatch Fault again and we'll see who was smart in
buying/building along the fault line (because of the view) and who wasn't.
Liquifaction is going to surprise a few folks, too.
So if I choose to buy a home down-slope from an irrigation canal or on a stream
bank or next to a refinery, why is it anyone's fault but my own when the
disaster happens?If someone close to me experienced one of these
events I would help them, but If they had first asked if it was a good idea to
live there I would advise against it. Some land is best left to farming or green