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515B.4-105 COMMON INTEREST COMMUNITY WITH BUILDING ONCE OCCUPIED.

The disclosure statement for a common interest community containing any building that was at any time before the creation of the common interest community wholly or partially occupied, for any purpose, by persons other than purchasers or persons who occupied with the consent of purchasers, shall contain, in addition to the information required by sections 515B.4-102, 515B.4-103 and 515B.4-104:

(1) a professional opinion prepared by a registered professional architect or engineer, licensed in this state, describing the current condition of all structural components and mechanical, electrical, and plumbing installations material to the use and enjoyment of the building, to the extent reasonably ascertainable without disturbing the improvements or dismantling the equipment, which will be in place or be operational at the time of conveyance of the first unit to a person other than a declarant. Subject to such reasonable accessibility, the opinion shall include, at a minimum, the following information concerning the following components and installations: (i) the composition and condition of all roofs, (ii) the type of building frame and its condition, (iii) the composition and condition of exterior walls, (iv) whether any building foundation, or any exterior walls or exposed load-bearing components, show significant spalling, buckling, shearing, or other obvious settling, damage, or load distress, (v) the type, composition, and condition of predominant window and door systems, (vi) the condition of any furnaces or boilers, (vii) the stated capacity of common electrical service, (viii) the type and condition of any common elevator system serving any building, and (ix) evidence of water damage within any building and any apparent source of the damage;

(2) a statement of the remaining useful life of each item reported on in paragraph (1) or a statement that no representations are made in that regard as to some or all of the items;

(3) a list of any outstanding notices of uncured violations of building code or other municipal regulations, together with the estimated cost of curing those violations.

(4) the approximate age of each building and the approximate date of any major alterations or additions thereto; and

(5) a statement as to which, if any, of the components or installations reported on in clause (1) has been replaced or will be replaced prior to the recording of the declaration and the approximate date when the replacement occurred or will occur.