Sat, 22 March 2008
In spite of the elevated levels of radon, people are still buying units at Latta Pavilion.
Allen Tate's Dilworth office has sold three units in Latta Pavilion since the radon was found. "We have not worked with any potential buyers who elected not to purchase in this community, based on this knowledge," says Jane Richey, the office branch manager.
Kindbom says Tate has been discussing the radon issue since it was discovered at Latta Pavilion. She says radon tests are not routine in
"It's a fixable problem that's not terribly expensive," Kindbom says. "My hope is that once this is corrected it will be a nonfactor."
Grubb says his company has moved quickly to try to resolve the issue. "We're not trying to hide our head in the sand."
He'd like to move forward with a mitigation plan that includes the fan installation in each unit over the next couple of months. "We'll have to work through whether this is a design issue, construction materials or an engineering issue. That part won't be fun."
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