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By D. Jeanne Denes


Most of the radon testing of homes in New Jersey is done at the time of a real estate transaction but only about twenty five percent of the homes sold are tested for radon. As a result of this, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) contracted the Gallup Organization to conduct a survey of recent home buyers, real estate agents, lawyers and mortgage lenders in high risk areas of New Jersey. One-third of home buyers surveyed reported that they did not receive any information about radon from realty agents. To address this problem, the NJDEP has set up a working group of realty professionals consisting of representatives from the New Jersey Association of Realtors, the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Mortgage Bankers Association. This is a voluntary effort between government and the private sector to institutionalize radon testing

Year: 2013
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