Mold

how mold can affect the value of your property

How Mold Can Affect the Value of Your Property

November 12, 2021

It is safe to say we dread seeing mold around the home. Not only does it put our health and well-being at risk, but it can also hurt the value of our property big time.  But just how much does mold devalue a home? First, let’s explain why mold can be a serious deal-breaker for…

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mold disclosure law california

Mold Disclosure Law and Requirements for Landlords in California

November 11, 2021

Imagine walking into your new condo and finding mold on the walls. Heartbreaking, isn’t it? The mere mention of mold can strike terror in the hearts of tenants and landlords alike. Although mold is usually associated with humid climates, no building is entirely immune to a mold outbreak. There is a simple reason for this.…

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dealing with lyme disease and mold illness

Dealing with Lyme Disease and Mold Illness

October 27, 2021

First identified in rural Connecticut in 1975, Lyme disease has plagued the American public for decades. Nearly 30,000 cases of Lyme disease are reported to the CDC each year. But what is Lyme disease exactly? It is a bacterial infection transmitted through infected blacklegged ticks. Fever, headaches, and fatigue aside, the most telling symptom of…

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Did You Know You Have the Right to Choose Your Own Insurance Adjuster?

September 13, 2021

Disaster hits, and the first move is you call your insurance company. Very nicely, they offered you their best and preferred Vendor to handle the job. But wait, something very important….Did the insurance representative tell you that you have the right to have your own independent public adjuster with no expense out of your pocket?…

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mold in apartment landlords tenants issue

Landlords: Mold is Killing Your Tenants, and Your Bank Account!

June 24, 2021

Mold in buildings is an unfortunate reality for many landlords. Mold can start to grow within just a day or two if it is exposed to lots of moisture, such as a leak or a major spill. Water damage, mold, and mildew are not just unsightly and unpleasant. It can be quite dangerous to your…

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6 dangers of buying house with mold

A Hard Pass: The 6 Dangers of Buying a Property with Mold

June 16, 2021

  “I was in escrow and had them inspect the new home for mold. Many forms of mold were found in all bathrooms and kitchens, including airborne black mold. We were able to negotiate a $10,000 price reduction on our home as a result.  Dorsaye was very attentive and thorough. She always picked up the…

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