• -Residential licensees have long debated the need to make disclosures when a murder. suicide, or death occurs in a house. The property is said to be stigmatized or psychologically impacted.
»Changes to Chapter 689 (Conveyances of Land and Declarations of Trust) now settle the matter: disclosure is not required.
·The fact that a property was, or was at any time suspected to have been, the site of a homicide, suicide, or death is not a material fact that must be disclosed in a real estate transaction.
-A cause of action shall not arise against an owner of real property, the owner's agent, an agent of a transferee of real
property, or a person licensed under Chapter 475 for the failure to disclose to the transferee that the property was or was suspected to have been the site of a homicide, suicide, or death or that an occupant of the property was infected with (HIV) or diagnosed with (AIDS)