Legal Battle Over Junk In A Local Property In Salem

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Whether the home is being prepared to be sold or even if the contract has been signed, it is important for a real estate agent to make sure that all the trash and junk in the property has been removed otherwise it will reflect poorly on his reputation and professionalism. Real estate agents must work with junk removal Orange County to clean up and haul all the junk away before the buyer moves in.

According to court documents, Salem’s legal battles over piles of printer boxes and other items placed on a local property will only end if the property is sold to a new owner. The owner of the property Michael Banes is negotiating a sale with a potential buyer who is aware of the situation.

The town of Salem took Bates to court last November in order to force him to clean up the property that has become a nuisance and a fire hazard. The fire department has notified Bates that the accumulated combustible material on the property is a fire hazard.  If the property will be sold, it can negate the need for further judicial intervention as long as the property is brought into compliance.

The trash which covers an entire backyard consists of boxes of Epson inkjet printers, loose cardboards and Styrofoam packing materials. As many as 200 boxes still had printers inside which can become homes to animals. Several of the printers were in their original packaging but unopened which means that there are inkjet cartridges inside that can cause environmental problems. Recycling is not an option because it is expensive.

Salem’s Health Officer, Brian Lockhard, is working with junk removal contractors on the estimated cost of removing the 10-foot tall mountain of junk at 45 Mclarnon Road. A company provided an estimate of between $7,000 and $13,000.

Items and debris that are left by previous owners of a property can be removed and hauled by junk removal Orange County the soonest possible time. Real estate is a word of mouth business and any bad news about a real estate agent neglecting junk in a property can be bad for business. It is important to ensure that properties are clean and free from clutter.