Wondered why your real estate agent may not have directly answered your question? You were not rebuffed, instead he or she may not have been able to answer you. Take a look at this video. It is a great narrative of why realtors can’t disclose certain information. There are state and federal laws that restrict them from telling you these details because it may be perceived as ‘steering’ a client. However, they can direct you to various sources of information that may answer your questions. Take a look at this video from What Works for further information. It is a very telling.