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Health Risks Associated With Moisture and Mold in NJ

                  

2.   Report by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences: "Damp Indoor Spaces and Health" www.lbl.gov  Search: Science Beat-When Mold Runs Amok

3.   American Lung Association: "Mold and Dampness" www.lung.org   Search:  mold-and-dampness

4.   Center for Disease Control and Prevention: "Facts About Mold and Dampness" www.cdc.gov    Search:  mold and dampness facts

5.   Hygiene Council:  "Mold in the Home Fact Sheet" www.hygienecouncil.org   Search:  mold in the home

6.   4 Reasons Why Your Damp House Is Wrecking Your Health www.care2.com   Search:  4 reasons why your house is wrecking your health

7.   Association Between Home Dampness and Presence of Mold With Asthma and Allergic Symptoms www.ncbi.nlm.nib.gov     Search: home dampness and molds

8.   American Journal of Epidemiology:  " Respiratory Health Effects of Home Dampness and Molds" aje.oxfordjournals.org    Search:  home dampness and molds

9.    Indoor Air Quality Scientific:  "Health Risk of Dampness or Mold" www.iaqscience.lbl.gov     Search: mold in houses

10.   Dr. Ronald Hoffman:  "Molds, Mites and Pollens: Common Cause of Allergic Fatigue" www.drhoffman.com    Search: mold

Home Value Resources - How Mold and Moisture Problems Affect Your Home's Value

11.   Realty Times: "Stigma and Value Issues Relating To Mold" realtytimes.com      Search:stigma and mold   (In this article the author suggests that a homeowner could experience a 17% to 24% reduction in a home's value when mold is present)

12.   EHow Money - Real Estate:  "Does Mold Affect House Value?" www.ehow.com    Search: mold affecting house value       (In this article the reporter notes that "most real estate professionals agree that a mold problem should be addressed by a current owner to minimize its impact on value"  "If you've got mold, your property won't sell as quickly or at the same price as similar houses in the neighborhood")

13.   Wall Street Journal - Real Estate Article:  Will a History of Mold Haunt a House Forever?"  August, 2003 online.wsj.com      Search: will a history of mold haunt a house forever      (This article, from the Wall Street Journal suggests a possible 10% loss in value if a mold problem is not corrected.)

14.   Inspector Dan Howard:  "Mold In The House" www.homeinspections by danhoward.com    Search:  mold in the house    (This experienced home inspector states that "the presence of mold can drastically affect the resale value of any house")