Selling or Listing A Home In CT After Jan. 1, 2014? CO Detector Law Is Going To Impact You

Many property owners don’t realize that smoke detector batteries should be replaced every year and the smoked detectors themselves should be replaced every 10 years.

You should remember that a new law regarding CO (Carbon Monoxide) detectors will now impact home Sellers and their listing agents effective Jan. 1, 2014.  In the video below, CAR General Counsel Eugene Marconi explains the new law going into effect 1/1/14. Go to for a copy of the affidavit to use related to detectors along with other information.


About Greg Hanner, REALTOR®, Broker, e-PRO

Greg has been an agent with Garden Realty since 1989 (and became a Broker in 2008) specializing in single family, condo, and land sales. As a senior Project Mgr. for BROM Builders, Greg stays on the cutting edge with custom single family home and land sales. Greg also serves on the Eastern CT Asso. of Realtors Technology and MLS Committee (former 2014 and 2012 Chairman). If you would like information on custom building in eastern CT, visit . Greg holds a bachelor's degree from the University of CT and also holds a private pilot's license with an instrument rating. If you are looking for an agent who uses today's technology to maximize their communication abilities, then Greg might be the agent for you. As an e-PRO certified agent, Greg is proactive and savvy about the Internet and he can take the connected consumer seriously as well as meet their online needs.
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