How To Avoid Mold Problems in the Sale or Purchase of a Home or Other Real Estate in USA, Canada,
Europe, Asia, Australia, & Worldwide

www.home-selling-buying.com
Email phil@moldinspector.com  Phone toll-free 1-866-300-1616 or 1-810-639-0523

or cell phone 1-480-310-7970  Contact Us 
 

http://seal-easternmichigan.bbb.org/seals/blue-seal-200-130-envirofry-90024203.png?nolog=1
How To Avoid Mold Problems in the Sale or Purchase of a Home or Other Real Estate
in the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, China, Asia, Australia, N.Z. & Worldwide

     Whether you want to sell or buy a home or other real estate, you need to be concerned about the possible presence of mold infestation and other environmental health threats that  may be present in the home, condominium, apartment house, office, store, or other real estate. 

       ►If you are the home seller, you should consult with your local real estate attorney about whether or not your state requires real estate sellers to disclose any water, mold, or other environmental problems known to the seller. You need to comply in good faith with all of your state's laws. If you know your home or property has a water, mold, or other environmental problem, or if you have a reasonable suspicion that there may exist such a problem, you would be wise to remedy the water problem, mold infestation, or environmental threat prior to even offering the property for sale and prior to even listing the property for sale with a realtor or by direct property-for-sale advertising.

     To find both the visible and hidden mold problems in the property you wish to sell, hire a comprehensive mold inspection and mold testing by a Certified Mold Inspector, or, follow the do-it-yourself mold tips provided at Mold Inspection. Master the ten steps recommended for safe and effective mold remediation. Ask your  attorney to be the one to draft which a home sales contract which might include the following items [plus any other helpful provisions recommended by your attorney]: (1) the buyer is encouraged to hire [at his or her own expense] a qualified home inspector to inspect the entire home or building for water or environmental defects or problems of any kind, plus a Certified Mold Inspector for comprehensive mold inspection and mold testing; (2) a detailed listing of home or building water,  mold, and other environmental problems currently known to the seller[s]; (3) a provision that the home is being sold "as is" with no home, plumbing, mold, or environmental warranty or guarantee of any kind; and (4) a provision that the buyer accepts full responsibility for any home, water, mold, and environmental problems which may be now in the home or property being sold, or which may ever arise in the future.

         ►If you are the home buyer,  you should consult with your local real estate attorney about whether or not your state requires real estate sellers to disclose any water, mold, or other environmental problems known to the seller. Regardless of any state requirement to do so, prior to making an offer to purchase the home or other real estate, insist that the seller[s] provide a signed and dated written disclosure [written by your attorney, if possible] of all seller-known home, water, mold, and environmental property problems of any kind. Your goal should not to be the home or property "as is," but to try to obtain whatever written assurance [in the sales agreement] that you are able to negotiate from the seller [s], if any, about the home condition, water, mold, and environmental status of the home or property.

     Ask your attorney or realtor to insert a 21 day [14 day minimum, but 21 is better] environmental inspection time period [beginning at contract signing] for you to have the home or property thoroughly inspected by both a Certified Home Inspector and a Certified Mold Inspector, and other environmental professions whose expertise may be required, with your retaining the right to cancel your purchase offer and receive back promptly a full refund of your earnest money deposit [in the hands of a title insurance company or the licensed realtor in the realtor escrow account] should there be any physical or environmental problems of any kind which are unacceptable to you as the prospective buyer.

     Do not rely on any mold testing and mold remediation done by the seller or mold professionals not hired by you. During the environmental inspection time period, pay for a comprehensive mold inspection and mold testing by a Certified Mold Inspector, or, follow the do-it-yourself mold tips provided at Mold Inspection. Read the ten steps recommended for safe and effective mold remediation. Get legal help from your attorney before waiving any present or future legal claims you may have in regard to water damage, mold problems, and environmental problems.  Please be aware that it is very possible for the costs of mold remediation to exceed the value of the mold-remediated home, or to be otherwise beyond affordable and do-able.

If the home or property seller failed to disclose property mold infestation problems,
home and real estate buyers should ask for the help of Certified Environmental Hygienists Phillip and Divine Fry and the Mold Victim Rights Association.

Real estate sellers frequently fail to disclose serious and hidden mold and other environmental problems to prospective buyers. Please read
"What Real Estate Sellers Must Disclose to Buyers About Present and Past Water Damage and Mold Problems."   Mold experts Phillip and Divine Fry can help buyers in these helpful ways---

(1) document your home or commercial building's mold infestation problems with professional mold inspection, testing, and inspection reports;

(2) help the seller or yourself to fix any water or mold-related problems that are documented in EnviroFry's mold inspection.
 
(3) work with the seller and yourself to make sure that the necessary mold removal and mold remediation is done properly and safely, including mold clearance testing;
 

For help or more information, please mail Phillip Fry phil@moldinspector.com or phone Phillip toll-free 1-866-300-1616 or
1-810-639-0523
or cell phone 1-480-310-7970.

 
Also read:
Ten Tips To Avoid Mold Problems and Lawsuits in Selling and Buying Real Estate

What Real Estate Sellers Must Disclose to Buyers About Present and Past Water Damage and Mold Problems
Mold Questions & Answers about the Selling & Buying of Homes & Other Real Estate

Home Builder Mold Problems

[Seller Failure To Disclose Mold] [Avoid-Mold-Lawsuits] [Home-Mold-Questions] [Home-Builder-Mold] [Personal-Health-Links] [Contact Us]
 

Mold Advice Books Library Combination
$49 buys all 5 mold advice books by Mold Expert Phillip Fry
Read the 5 mold advice ebooks in the Mold Library Combination for only $49.00 [$75.00 total if bought separately]. The Combo package includes: (a) Do-It-Best-Yourself Mold Prevention, Inspection, Testing, and Remediation, $15; (b) Mold Health Guide, $15; (c) Mold Legal Guide, $15; (d) Mold Home Remedy Recipes, $15; and (e) Mold Monsters, $15.  All helpful ebooks are delivered to your designated email address as email attachments. Order now!
Other Helpful Mold Websites---

Mold Inspector     Mold Inspection     Mold Mart  Mold Inspector Directory  

                                                    FREE Mold Advice Hotline

Picture of window mold growth.
Mold infestation growth on window wood frame.
Picture of hidden mold growth inside a bathroom wall next to tub.
Massive mold growth hidden inside a bathroom wall because of a plumbing leak in the tub area [on the right side of the photo].

[Seller Failure To Disclose Mold] [Avoid-Mold-Lawsuits] [Home-Mold-Questions] [Home-Builder-Mold] [Contact Us]
 

| Mold  Advice Books | Mold Lab Analysis | Mold Lab Services | Mold Cleaner & Killer | Kill Mold with Ozone Generator |
| Mold Inspection | Mold Test Kits | Mold Training | Mold Certification | Mold Legal Forms
| Mold Advice $99 Supersaver | Mold Testing $199 Supersaver | | Mold Remediation $185 Supersaver
| Air Conditioning Mold | Home Repair | Home Remodel | Contact Us |