George Clements ~ Greenville, SC Real Estate
Paragraph 16C of the Contract For Sale deals with termites and moisture and looks something like this:
(C) WOOD INFESTATION/MOISTURE REPORT: Purchaser will, at their expense, have the property inspected
and obtain a CL-100 Wood Infestation Report from a licensed and bonded pest control operator. If any
infestation, structural damage, or excessive moisture is found, the Seller agrees to have it corrected, at Seller’s expense, subject to subparagraph 16 (D) below. If new construction, a soil treatment letter will be provided by
It is always a good idea to have a CL-100 report done on a house before purchasing it. If any termites or excessive moisture levels are found by the inspection then the seller must address these issues. Treating termites can cost anywhere from $400 to $1200 and excessive moisture issues depend on how serious the problem is and where the moisture is coming from.
If the termites or moisture have cause structural damage then the seller must address this as well.
A normal CL-100 can cost anywhere from $75 to $150 and George can give good recommendations for this.