Are you ready to buy a home and about to sign the sales contract for the probably biggest purchase in your life? Great ! We are here to congratulate you and we are happy for your achievement.
However, have you protected yourself with proper contract contingencies in case you need to back out from contract ? When you sign a real estate contract as either a buyer or a seller, you have committed yourself to an agreement that is legally binding. Buyer gives the EMD check , the earnest money deposit, as a security to the seller in a good faith. But… what if something goes wrong ? Can you get out of a real estate contract without losing the EMD check? Yes, you can! If you find a legitimate reason to cancel contract.
Have you heard about Radon gas ? It is a radioactive gas which present in ANY home is some amount because it is naturally occurring gas which comes from decay of radium and uranium found in the soil beneath ANY house. It enters homes through foundation cracks and other openings. According to the Environmental Protection Agency , it is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and the second-leading cause of lung cancer, after cigarette smoking, for the general population .By the way, granite counter-tops in the kitchen is a great source of radon radiation as well.
Are you sure that your family will be safe in that house? The only way to find out is to Test for Radon in Raleigh and surrounding areas. Radon Professional testing costs about $150-200. But you will get a piece of mind and you will have extra sales contract contingency in case you need to cancel the real estate contract and get back earnest deposit.
CE Radon testing Wake County NC is certified by NRPP , The National Radon Proficiency Program, to perform Radon testing in Cary, Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and surrounding areas . We use short-term calibrated and tested continuous radon monitors to insure your home is safe. The monitor is placed in the lowest livable area of the house for 48 hours under closed building conditions. We will email you the professional report same day as monitor retrieved from the property.
If you are buying a home in Trianglle area NC we recommend to have Radon Inspection Contingency in the Sales Contract .