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Am I required to resolve any radon problems before putting my home on the market?

Always
14%
In most cases
5%
In some cases
29%
Never
38%
Not sure
12%
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Question: Am I required to resolve any radon problems before putting my home on the market?
Top Answer (38% of 98 votes): Never.

Answer: In some cases
Explanation: if known, it should be disclosed
Huskey Home Inspection, LLC
Answer: Never
Explanation: In GA, you are not required to correct any radon issues. However, if you know of radon issues, you must disclose it on the property disclosure form (if you complete one). Most buyers are going to expect this type of issue to be corrected prior to closing.
Nest Atlanta Real Estate Group
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It depends on whether or not you are aware of any problems. In any event it would be advisable to tell the prospective buyer if there is evidence of a level over 4 picocuries.
Contractors Corp.
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Currently no requirements exist to force you to resolve radon issues. The systems are not that expensive, so I would recommend having the system installed prior to selling your home to avoid complications.
Best Choice Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: If you know there is radon then you must disclose it
At Ease Home Inspection
Answer: Never
Explanation: In the state of Ohio this is not required prior to the sale of a home.
Look First Homes, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Not in my area
Polley Real Estate Services
Answer: Never
Explanation: The cost of recommended remediation can be negotiated at time of sale.
Vico Home Inspection
Answer: Never
Explanation: But it would certainly be a good idea. Otherwise, expect the buyers to make lower offers to compensate. If you know, you must disclose.
RE/MAX Realty Group
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Only if the request is submitted in the remedy to close.
Master Building Inspectors
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: No you are not required to resolve the radon issue. You will have to disclose this in the sellers disclosure form when listing your property.
House and Home Inspection Services
Answer: Always
Explanation: Yes, if you have had your home tested and you are positive for Radon gas, it must be mitigated and corrected. If you test positive for Radon, you need to correct the problem is a toxic gas can kill you
Myra Strickland Real Estate at KW
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: No, if there is a Radon issue, the buyer can request some remedy; you can say yes or no; in which case they can choose to purchase another home.
Rodeo Realty
Answer: Never
Explanation: Homes with radon issues can be sold but homes with resolved radon issues are more sellable. Consider radon testing and radon mitigation as a part of preparing the home to be sold. I often recommend that listing agents advise their clients to test for and repair any radon issue before placing the house on the market. This can prevent any future roadblock or surprises that may occur after the home inspection.
Certified Real Estate Inspectors
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: This depends on disclosure & agreement with the buyer in most cases.
Home Inspection Solutions
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: You are required to disclose any knowledge you have of defects to the property as the owner.
Rightway Residential Home Inspections
Answer: Never
Explanation: You are NOT required to perform ANY inspections to list your home for sale.
Reece Nichols-Mary Wilcox
Answer: Never
Explanation: If testing is done and high levels are found, the testing company should recommend a second test and or mitigation depending on the results of the first test. 1 in 15 homes have levels above the EPA standard.
ABC Home Inspections LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: It is up to the homeowner to resolve the problem.
Spire Home Inspection
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Depends on what is negotiated between the buyer and seller
Coldwell Banker
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: N/A
Saunders & Associates
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: Current radon regulations in Iowa do not apply to the buying and selling of homes and mitigation.
Corley Home Inspections, LLC
Answer: Never
Explanation: I will let a homeowner know there could be a problem if I know that there has been issues with radon in the area.
EA Realty LLC
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Some States have different regulations.
ATM Home Inspection
ProMatcher
Answer: Never
Explanation: The known presence of radon is a defect that should be disclosed. The owner is not compelled to remediate the situation.
Certipro Home Inspections
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Some home sellers want to take care of issues which may possibly hinder the sale of the home, so sometimes they will have a radon test done to see if mitigation is needed.
Clearview Home Inspections Eccl.9:10
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: Most homes have radon. When a prospective buyer has the home inspection done, they can add a radon inspection. At that time the buyer can ask the seller to resolve the problem in the offer or they can choose to resolve it themselves.
Coldwell Banker
ProMatcher
Answer: In some cases
Explanation: This may be changing in the future.
Inspect-A-Home,inc
Answer: Never
Explanation: No, you are not required to. However, this is definitely a major selling point in today's market due to the fact that it is becoming nationally recognized that Radon is the a major cause of lung cancer and every home in the united states has some level of radon. FHA and VA loans require homes be inspected and tested for radon as well.
Higher Standards Property Solutions LLC
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: You will have to disclose the radon measurement or the buyer may do their own. In any case, it would be in your best interest to resolve the issue for the sake of the new homeowners. And please have a radon test done on your new home.
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