Caveat Emptor

Mr. Buyer, I don’t mean to frighten you but buying real estate in Alabama is different than almost all other states and you need to be aware of the laws that could affect you financially. Alabama Statutory Law requires all real estate agents to disclose critical facts to all consumer’s that are contemplating buying or selling real estate located in Alabama. First of all, Alabama is a Caveat Emptor State which places total responsibility on the buyer when purchasing real estate located in Alabama. The State understands the magnitude of the responsibility placed on the buyer to search out all facts about a particular property (s) prior to writing an offer. Likewise, the State understands that all consumers have a legal right to be represented by a professional, licensed real estate agent when buying or selling real estate in Alabama.