EPA Guide to Radon
Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon
On this page: I'm Selling a Home. What Should I Do?
a. If Your Home Has Already Been Tested for Radon... If you are thinking of selling your home and you have already tested your home for radon, review the Radon Testing Checklist to make sure that the test was done correctly. If so, provide your test results to the buyer. No matter what kind of test was done, a potential buyer may ask for a new test, especially if: The Radon Testing Checklist items were not met; The last test is not recent, e.g., within two years; You have renovated or altered your home since you tested; or The buyer plans to use a lower level of the house than was tested, such as a basement that could be used regularly by the buyer. A buyer may also ask for a new test if your state or local government requires disclosure of radon information to buyers.
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Get your own hardcopy of this Home Buyer's and Seller's Guide to Radon publication by the Environmental Protection Agency. Used with permission under public domain and creative commons. Usage: Category Education; License: Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed) This page is part of our Tahoe High Sierra guide to Radon at Lake Tahoe. Radon is a big concern for residents and workers in the Tahoe-Reno area, but the good news is that radon is a manageable risk. By getting radon detection and radon mitigation, you can live more healthfully amidst the beauty of Lake Tahoe.