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§ 2602. Sale; price disclosure; uniform mobile home bill of sale TITLE 9Commerce and TradePART IVRegulation Of TradeCHAPTER 72. MOBILE HOMES

§ 2602. Sale; price disclosure; uniform mobile home bill of sale

(a) When a mobile home is sold or offered for sale:

(1) If a mobile home is appraised, the appraisal shall include a cover sheet which itemizes the value of the unsited mobile home, the value of any adjacent or attached structures located on the site and the value of the sited location, if applicable, and valuations of sales of comparable properties.

(2) In the case of a new mobile home, the seller shall provide to a prospective buyer a written disclosure which states the retail price of the unsited mobile home, any applicable taxes, the set-up and transportation costs and the value of the sited location, if applicable.

(3) [Deleted.]

(4) A legible copy of the disclosure required in subdivision (2) of this subsection shall be prominently displayed on a new mobile home in a location that is clearly visible to a prospective buyer from the exterior.

(b) No mobile home may be sold unless a mobile home uniform bill of sale as described in subsection (c) is completed and furnished by the seller to the buyer. The mobile home uniform bill of sale must be filed with the town clerk of the town in which the mobile home is to be located. Prior to resale, a mobile home uniform bill of sale must be endorsed by the town clerk of the town in which the mobile home is located and a copy sent to the town clerk where the mobile home will be located.

(c) No mobile home shall be moved over the highways of this state unless the operator of the vehicle hauling such mobile home has in his or her possession a copy of the mobile home uniform bill of sale endorsed pursuant to 32 V.S.A. § 5079 by the town clerk of the town in which the mobile home was last listed and by the clerk of the town in which the mobile home was last located. The mobile home uniform bill of sale shall contain the make, model, serial, size, year manufactured and location of each mobile home. It shall give the name and address of the owner of the property and whether the property is subject to a security interest and shall be substantially in the following form:

VERMONT MOBILE HOME UNIFORM BILL OF SALE

KNOW ALL PEOPLE BY THESE PRESENTS THAT .............................................., Seller(s), of ........................................ County of ..................................................... and State of

......................................, in consideration of ............................................ Dollars ($ ) paid

by ................................................, Buyer(s), of ......................................................... County of

.............................................. and State of ........................................ the receipt and sufficiency

whereof is hereby acknowledged, do hereby grant, sell, transfer and deliver unto said Buyer(s) the following goods and chattels, namely:

Mobile Home Make: ......................... Model: .............................. Year: ....................................

Serial Number: .......................... Size: ........................ Color: ....................... presently located

at ................................. in the Town of ............................

[ ] Mobile Home will remain at above location.

[ ] Mobile Home will be located at ........................... in Town of .................................

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD all and singular the goods and chattels to the said Buyer(s) ................................... and Buyer(s) executors, administrators, and assigns, to Buyer(s) own use and behoof forever. And the Seller(s) hereby covenant(s) with the said Buyer(s) that Seller(s) is/are the lawful owner(s) of said goods and chattels, that they are free from all encumbrances, that Seller(s) has/have good right to sell the same as aforesaid, and that Seller(s) will warrant and defend the same against the lawful claims and demands of all persons.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Seller(s) hereto set(s) his/her/their hand(s), this ............ day of ............ A.D. 20 .........

......................................... ...................................................................

Witness Seller

......................................... ...................................................................

Witness Seller

NOTICE: Title 32 V.S.A. § 5079 requires that this Mobile Home Uniform Bill of Sale be signed by Sellers, Town Clerk of the Town where the Mobile Home is located prior to sale, and filed by Buyer with the Town Clerk of the Town where the Mobile Home will be located after the sale.

SECURITY INTEREST

This property is subject to the following security interest or interests of record:

Secured Party Date Discharged Town Record Number

TO BE COMPLETED BY TOWN CLERK WHERE MOBILE HOME IS PRESENTLY

LOCATED.

I hereby acknowledge that:

1. Notation of above transfer has been made on the margin of the retained copy of the Mobile Home Uniform Bill of Sale whereby Seller(s) herein acquired title.

2. Copy of this bill of sale has been forwarded to Town Clerk of Town where above Mobile Home will be located.

3. Notation of security interest has been made.

DATED: ...................... ATTEST: ....................................... _TOWN CLERK

(Added 1971, No. 103; amended 1983, No. 237 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 1989, No. 229 (Adj. Sess.), §§ 2, 2a; 1997, No. 103 (Adj. Sess.), § 7, eff. April 23, 1998; 1999, No. 159 (Adj. Sess.), § 23, eff. May 29, 2000.)