Mold is Not a Selling Feature

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Thursday, February 10, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Presented By: NEXUS Association of REALTORS®
Product Type: Webinar
Continuing Education Credit:
  • New Jersey Real Estate: 2 Elective Credits (C20203631)
Important Message: 2 Elective CE Credits
Instructor: David Sulock

When mold is found, sellers downplay mold, buyers hit the panic button. Mold is not a selling

feature and will not be mentioned on the sell sheet so how do you address it to keep the

transaction on track? Attendees will learn how to manage mold during the real estate transaction

for all parties. Mold and mildew are the same, but only the word mold can stall the sale of a

property – for both a seller and a buyer. This class will allow the attendee to understand what

makes a mold a concern and how it can be a health hazard. There are many mold litigations

cases, Curren will go into detail about these cases, some famous so the attendee can understand

how mold can lead to lawsuits. The class goes into detail on where mold is most likely found in a

home, how it can be found in new homes and how to manage mold in a real estate transaction.

Learn mold fact from mold fiction, what is mold, black mold and toxic mold. Learn about mold

inspections, mold testing & interpretation is performed. The session will detail mold

remediation and how remediation is performed.


This session will provide insights into what mold is, where and how it grows. Why some homes

have mold and others do not. Attendees will understand how mold grew on the property and

how corrective action to the cause can and will prevent future growth. The attendee will learn

the most likely places mold can grow and how it grows. The attendee will be able to take with

them the knowledge of explaining mold to both sellers and buyers, including the need to disclose

found mold to future buyers. The likelihood of mold in new homes, older homes, flipped homes,

bank owned homes and why. The attendee will learn more about the health concerns of mold,

how certain mold spores are more cause for concern over others. This class goes into depth on

mold litigation cases and why those cases even made it into the court system. It discusses how to

provide the appropriate information to their clients regarding mold inspections and mold testing.

The attendee will also learn what mold remediation is and how it is performed as well as how to

move forward in a transaction if mold remediation was previously performed.

Non-Members: $10.00
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