Leader Post May 17, 2016
Our provincial association, ASR – the Association of Saskatchewan Realtors, is asking for a registry of former marijuana grow ops and meth labs so that agents and their buyers can be aware of these places.
There could be damage or the buyers could have other inspections done that would eliminate any or most of their concerns.
Moldy drywall and insulation because of moisture intensive growing practices are the most common problems from grow ops. Electrical systems that are rigged and chemical damage are other issues that could be there.
This information is currently held by the RCMP and the municipal police but not available to real estate agents or the general public. No exact number of former grow ops is known but estimates are at 200+.
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