Jan. 31, 2014
-- Understanding environmental risk is a important aspect of a real estate purchase in New Jersey. A buyer of commercial and residential property should consider all potential environmental issues that could affect the value of the property. Underground gas and heating oil tanks, Lead based paint, Asbestos, Toxic Mold and indoor air quality issues are just ew of the major issues. Aseptic systems or potable well on site may also have environmental problems and be contaminated. Environmental Systems, a full service environemntal company with over 20 years expereince" provides custom tailored " Environmental Inspections"
that can provide the property buyer with a full assessment of environemntal risk. Many home buyers have Oil Tank sweeps perfromed with Ground Penetrating Radar followed up by Soil Boring investigation to identify undergroind heating oil tank issues. Commercial property puchaser's who are obtaining bank financing will need Environmental Phase I & Phase II assessments to satisfy lender requiements. Some environemntal problems are inexpensive to remediate a leaking heating oil tank a small home can cost over $ 100,000 to remediate. If the buyer purchases a property with discovery of these issues, the buyer will be required to pay for remediation. Environmental systems maintains a fleet of site investigation equipment that can provide the property buyer with detailed locations of environemntal concerns.
To obtain additional information regarding environemntal assessment and investigation contact Environmental Systems at 732-892-8707 or visit our website at depenvirosystems.com