Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 20.8
Real Estate Sales Disclosures

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-20.8-3

§ 5-20.8-3. Exemptions.

The following transfers are exempt from the provisions of this chapter:

(1) Transfer pursuant to a court order, including, but not limited to, transfer ordered by a probate court in administration of an estate, transfer pursuant to a writ of execution, transfer by a trustee in bankruptcy, transfer by eminent domain, and transfer resulting from a decree for specific performance;

(2) Transfer to a mortgagee by a mortgagor or pursuant to a foreclosure sale, or transfer by a mortgagee who has so acquired the real estate;

(3) Transfer by a fiduciary in the course of the administration of a decedent’s estate, guardianship, conservatorship, or trust;

(4) Transfer from one co-owner to one or more other co-owners;

(5) Transfer made to a spouse, or to a person or persons in the lineal line of consanguinity of one or more of the transferors;

(6) Transfer between spouses resulting from a decree of dissolution of marriage or a decree of legal separation or from a property settlement agreement incidental to that decree;

(7) Transfer from any governmental entity;

(8) Transfer of any new unoccupied dwelling unit from a builder or developer;

(9) Transfer by a relocation company; and

(10) Transfer of title with no consideration.

History of Section.
P.L. 1992, ch. 425, § 1.