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Tony and Suzanne Marri...
Absolutely! Radon tests are a given here.
1 out of every 4 homes in our market usually comes in high and the test is offered on our inspection addendum in the local state & regional contract.
Once lived in a home with high radon readings in the basement. Who knew! So the answer is yes!
Good morning Michael. Yes, a radon test is always recommended. I would say 4 out of 5 tests that are done will have one done.
If I lived in one then I would.
That would be up to the buyer
I would and I would sign a form if the buyer is refusing to follow my suggestion.
Yes Michael, it is the 2nd leading cause of lung cancer.
Cali has a radon disclosure built into one of their documents. If it's a concern I advise buyers to do their own due dillegence.
My job is to best represent the buyer and watch out for their best interest so I absolutely recommend a radon test.
Sure would, if I were in such an area.
Makes good sense.
And here I thought my belt was tight because of those holiday cookies.
Oops -- never mind.
Yes everytime! I have very few people that do not test for Radon.
Yes as it is a silent killer.
TeamChi - Complete Home Inspections, Inc. We do have radon in our area, but the test is not mandatory. Most buyers I see ordering the test are coming in from out of the area.
Radon tests are not done in most transactions in my area.
It is on the same addendum as our home inspection contingency, so we go over it with every buyer and give them the option.
We have those areas but they are rare. Most often when there is blasting or construction in a large area the results spike.
It depends on the market. If a buyer really wants the house, and feels too many contingencies might lessen the chances of their offer being accepted, they will wait and do their own radon tests after they own it, and pay for their own remediation if it's needed.
Yes. Radon passing or failing is about 50/50 here. We let our sellers know to expect the buyers to run the test and it costs about $800 to $1000 to mitigate if over 4.0.
Fortunately, I don't live in a high radon belt, but if I did, I'd certainly recommend a radon test... they aren't expensive anymore. I'd say even here 50% of my clients do one, but we don't find unacceptably high levels of radon more than 1-2%of the time. And often when we do, we retest and find out that the equipment was reading badly.