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§ 2883. Requirements for transfer of dwelling

(a) The seller of a single-family dwelling, including one constructed for first occupancy, whether the transfer is by sale or exchange, shall certify to the buyer at the closing of the transaction that the dwelling is provided with photoelectric-only-type, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors in accordance with this chapter. This certification shall be signed and dated by the seller.

(b) If the buyer notifies the seller within ten days by certified mail from the date of conveyance of the dwelling that the dwelling lacks any photoelectric-only-type, smoke detectors or any carbon monoxide detectors or that any detector is not operable, the seller shall comply with this chapter within ten days after notification.

(c) Violation of this section or of the installation requirements of section 2882 shall not create a defect in title. (Added 1993, No. 86 § 1; amended 2005, No. 19, § 1, eff. July 1, 2005; 2007, No. 180 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. May 29, 2008.)