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Charleston Asbestos Prevention & Removal

Charleston Asbestos Prevention & Removal

By on Feb 24, 2009 in Creaturo'sList- consumer reports and reviews | 0 comments

South Carolina Asbestos Prevention & Removal for Home Owners Purchasing or moving into a new home is the investment of a lifetime. It will insure you and your family will have a safe and healthy home for a long foreseeable future. Asbestos is a fibrous mineral that was a prominent building application throughout the 20th century. One of the hardest hit states by problems caused by asbestos is South Carolina. Many health concerns can result from exposure to asbestos and many citizens of South Carolina have suffered as a result. In South Carolina, The state was important in the manufacturing, processing and use of asbestos because of its natural deposits and large shipping industry. Many companies that used asbestos include the Charleston Navy Yard, Carolina Shipping Company and Detyen Shipyards, Inc. Potential South Carolina home buyers or those seeking to remodel a home built before 1980 should check for potential asbestos materials. This is not to say that you should be extravagantly worried because with the proper precautions, asbestos exposure can be easily prevented. Even if asbestos shingles are on your home, if they are in good condition and left undisturbed, they are not a serious problem. The mere presence of asbestos in a home or a building is not hazardous. Damaged asbestos may release asbestos fibers and become a health hazard, leading to the development of asbestosis and pleural mesothelioma. These illnesses result from asbestos exposure alone are serious lung ailments. Mesothelioma treatments vary from patient to patient, depending on age of diagnosis and disease latency period. If you suspected asbestos materials are in your home, most home inspectors and contractors advise to leave it un-disturbed as asbestos in good condition does not pose any health risks. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Council promotes the health and safety of the public and environment. These public organizations assist the disposal and removal of asbestos and other harmful materials. If asbestos removal is deemed necessary, it should be performed by licensed abatement contractor who is trained in handling hazardous materials. Once the removal process is completed, green insulation alternatives should be given serious consideration. These alternatives include: cellulose, cotton fiber and lcynene. The United Nations Environmental Program...

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YOU BETCHA! Charleston SC Has a Joe the Plummer

YOU BETCHA! Charleston SC Has a Joe the Plummer

By on Nov 2, 2008 in Creaturo & Associates Relocation Team, Creaturo'sList- consumer reports and reviews | 0 comments

The nice things about working with Creaturo and Associates of Century 21 Properties Plus in Charleston SC is that we have over 120 years of experience. And our experience has brought us a network of people that we can recommend to you. We can recommend Joe The Plumber, Danny the Insurance Guy, Daniel the Attorney, Ray the Mortgage Specialist, Sergay the Painter and Chris the Home Inspector. We can also help you with recommendations on hotels to stay at during your visits, we can guide you to great places to eat in the Charleston area and tell you about all the “Must See” places in Historic Charleston.Our team doesn’t just sell single family homes, town homes, condos, although we do a pretty good job at that, we also sell Charleston South Carolina. We plan on being in the business for many years to come, therefore, we give all our clients the best service possible because we want them to be our clients and friends now and in the...

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New Construction Home Warranty in Charleston SC

New Construction Home Warranty in Charleston SC

By on Jan 14, 2008 in Creaturo & Associates Relocation Team, Creaturo'sList- consumer reports and reviews | 0 comments

Whether you are buying a new construction home or a pre owned home it is very important to understand the home warranty and what it covers. Home warranty’s are there to protect you from unexpected expenses.Buying a New Home is an excellent way to get exactly what you’re looking for. You don’t have to deal with shag carpet and outdated kitchens. You get to pick out every color, appliance and other details for your home to make it yours. The best part of buying a new home (no it’s not the new home smell) is that the builder provides a home warranty for the home. So if anything should go wrong it is usually covered. As a new home owner, you don’t have to worry about any unexpected expenses. Usually the builders warranty covers everything in the home except paint, for the first 1 to 2 years and structural deficiencies for 10 years after. The builder may have a home warranty company you contact or you may actually contact the builder for any repairs needed. It’s great when the builders are still building in your community because the can have a contractor come to your home and repair the issue immediately when they are still on site.Each Charleston New Home Builder has a different program, so ask questions about their warranty program. In the Charleston South Carolina area the main new construction builders are Ryland Homes, KB Home, Lennar Homes, John Weiland Homes and Centex Homes. Creaturo and Associates Real Estate Team can walk you through each step of the new construction Buying process and explain how each builders home warranty coverage works.Click here For a Free Charleston SC Home...

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Charleston SC Closing Attorney

Charleston SC Closing Attorney

By on Jan 12, 2008 in Creaturo & Associates Relocation Team, Creaturo'sList- consumer reports and reviews | 0 comments

BY : DAVE CREATURO When buying a property in Charleston SC a Real estate closings bring all interested parties together. They involve the execution and delivery of all necessary documents simultaneously with the payment of the purchase price and the settlement costs of the transaction. While this may seem like a simple process, conducting a real estate closing is a complicated matter and requires a thorough knowledge of the law. Accordingly, sellers and purchasers often turn to lawyers. Closing involves a series of complex phases: examination of the title, completion and explanation of legal documents, and resolution of any possible title difficulties. Real estate closing attorneys conduct each of these steps. First, they examine the title records for prior conveyances, unpaid mortgages, liens, judgments, easements, and other encumbrances and clouds on title. They verify that the seller has the authority to convey a good title to the property and that no errors exist in the deeds in the chain of title. They likewise negotiate with the title insurance company for insurance coverage to insure titles against any adverse claims of ownership, liens, and easements. Charlerston SC Closing attorneys next combine all relevant information into one set of closing documents. At the closing, they provide detailed explanations of the documents to insure that the parties understand all issues involved in the transaction. Such matters include: the relevant contracts of sale, obligations of contracts, ordering of the title searches, their analysis of title searches, significance of the title search, quality of title, extent of risks, probability of damage, obligation to close or not to close, process of closing itself, and documents there exchanged. They then disburse funds, record relevant documents as public records, and prepare title insurance policies for the purchaser and lender. The closing attorney’s role can be summed up as follows: For Charleston SC buyers, attorneys: Review and negotiate the specific terms of contracts; Help assess financing options and explain the terms of loans; Evaluate all legal documents, such as the deed, title policy, mortgage, survey, closing statement, and seller disclosure statement; Attend the closing and make sure clear title is transferred; Scrutinize charges to make sure that they are consistent with estimates; and Provide updates of any facts...

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