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6 Ways to Legally Avoid the EPA’s New Lead Based Paint Renovation Laws

Posted on: November 13, 2010

Categories: How To, Ideas

Author: buyfixandprofit

6 Ways to Legally Avoid the EPA’s New Lead Based Paint Renovation Laws

Should you be afraid of trying to comply with the EPA’s new lead based paint laws?  I have heard several real estate investors offer up many different opinions on this topic.  Based on the fines involved, I would not willfully violate these laws whether you like them or not. The six ideas presented below are derived directly from the EPA’s FAQ website.

The good news is that only one in four homes built after 1950 has lead based paint.  Depending on your city, this may not affect you very much.

The first thing you have to do is pay $300 to have your firm lead based paint renovator certified; which is strictly a fee in order to get on the EPA’s approved list and receive an approved vendor certificate.  Then, the newly certified firm has to pay to have their… Read the rest

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