Over the course of time, scientists have found that mold may have been the driving force behind a number of interesting phenomena including stories of leprosy in the Bible, the Salem Witch Trials, the Irish Potato Famine and the curse of the mummy’s tombs.
On March 1, 2006, our company, On-Site Mold Analysis, Inc. went to a home in Miami for a mold inspection. The homeowner’s insurance agent informed us that the property in question had sustained considerable water damage from Hurricane Wilma several months previously.
I would like to introduce myself and Michael Verdugo to everyone as the founders of Elite Home Staging LLC. As we have both been involved in real estate field for years, we noticed the importance of bringing a new concept to this market that will help sell properties faster and more efficiently than huge price reductions.
Florida bill HB 1399 would require the licensing of mold assessors and mold remediators. This bill passed the House Business Regulation Committee unanimously on March 29, 2007 and goes to the full House Jobs and Entrepreneurship Council.
The size of the area affected and the amount of mold you have growing in your property will determine your course of action. The only sure way to determine this is to have the property tested for abnormal mold conditions.
Tax Deduction for Homeowners from the IRS -The Internal Revenue Service- has concluded that a landlord or a homeowner with a home business who needs to have mold remediation performed at their home is tax deductible as an ordinary and necessary business expense.