Your disclosure form and home inspection reveal plenty about the house you’re buying. Oops, there is lead paint. Darn, termites have indeed been gnawing at the cedar siding. Yes, that is a hairline crack you see in the foundation.
But there’s one thing you may not glean: whether or not someone passed away in your home. California law requires owners to disclose if a death occurred on the premises—but only if it was within the previous three years.