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Tuesday, December 12, 2017  

 
Environmental Concerns
 
  Introduction

In real estate today, several environmental issues are the concerns of potential investors, developers, lenders, and homeowners. A lack of understanding can be intimidating and frightening, and may result in substantial risk to many different parties. Below are explanations of predominating environmental issues, and links to organizations that can provide you with the information you need to make healthy, confident decisions in your real estate transactions.

 

Mainstream Environmental Concerns

Asbestos Electromagnetic Fields Lead-based Paint Mold (Black Mold) Methyl Tertia-Butyl Ether Polychlorinated Biphenyls Radon Gas Underground Storage Tanks

Electromagnetic Fields


Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are caused near all electrical currents. The intensity of the field can vary with the amount of power used and the proximity to the source.

Studies performed on potential health risks caused by prolonged exposure to EMFs have shown no direct cause of cancer by EMFs, however they have shown a possible association to various forms of cancer in children.
 
 

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