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Radon in Real Estate Transactions

september, 2018

05sep10:00 am12:00 pmRadon in Real Estate Transactions10:00 am - 12:00 pm MST South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association

Event Details

DESCRIPTION: In this session you will learn:

  • Radon Overview
  • What is Radon?
  • Where does Radon come from?
  • How Radon Gets into a Home
  • What Are the Health Risks of Radon?
  • Radon is a class “A” carcinogen.
  • Pathways into the house (cracks in slab, sump pit open, diffusion through concrete, etc.)
  • Radon levels at a glance
  • Radon in Colorado is REAL!!
  • Colorado Radon facts
  • Radon Deaths in Colorado
  • EPA recommends that you retest every 2 years!
  • Radon and Real Estate
  • Testing Devices
  • List of Devices (handout)
  • Radon Measurement Protocol
  • Real Estate (Time-sensitive) protocol
  • Lowest livable level (without renovations)
  • Use a Certified Licensed Tester!
  • Inspection Process and Radon
  • Why should you inspect?
  • Protect health and life
  • Alert to code violations
  • Real Estate Requirements in Colorado
  • Types of Mitigation Systems
  • Radon in Water
  • Risks to health
  • Bad Mitigation Systems
  • Hire a NRPP certified mitigator –
  • Avoid Sabotaging or Interfering with the test during inspection
  • Questions? Wrap Up

INSTRUCTOR: Crystal Lytle
Bachelor of Arts in Business from Colorado State University 1994

Plumbing & Mechanical Sales – Ferguson Enterprises 1998-2005
Healthcare Account Executive/ Compliance Director – Physicians’ Ally Encompass Medical Partners 2009-2015
Manager of Business Development – Kerwin Plumbing & Heating –
2014-Present – Project Manager and Manger of Business Development – Reliant Radon Solutions, LLC – Present

Crystal is the Project Manager and Manager of Business Development at Reliant Radon Solutions, LLC, serving the Colorado Front Range. Partnered with Terry Kerwin, she takes pride in running a women owned small business. A strong advocate for radon awareness, she is passionate about educating realtors, home inspectors and homeowners about the risks and long term effects, organizing and holding several educational meetings and CE classes.

Crystal participates in Colorado Lungs4Life fundraising, has climbed the Fight for Climb in Denver for the American Lung Association, as well as various community volunteer projects. In addition, she is an active member of Women’s Council of Realtors, South Metro Denver Real Estate Association, American Society of Home Inspectors and Metro Denver Real Estate Partners. She also works closely with the Aurora CO Grant Program to bring radon systems to homeowners, at no cost, to qualifying participates at lower income levels.

Crystal lives in her hometown of Highlands Ranch, Colorado, with her husband Chris, two boys Brandon and Trent, and their puppy Princess Leia. She enjoys watching both kids play competitive baseball and basketball throughout the year, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.

SMDRA Member Price: FREE / $20 for All Others

Continuing Education Credits: 2 Hours
SMART Designation Points: 2 Points

Refreshments Provided By SMDRA Affiliate Business Partner:
Cynthia Bethurum-Quinlan with Quality Fireplace Solutions


(Wednesday) 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MST


South Metro Denver REALTOR® Association

6436 South Racine Circle