Marijuana Grow Houses – Red Flags
|Inside a Marijuana Grow Home Operation|
Marijuana Grow Homes are a growing concern. Having worked for the Ministry of Attorney General in my previous career, I can tell you these homes look fine primarily from the outside but have distinct things to look for on the inside. Some Power of Sale homes were previous grow houses and the costs involved to bring them back to “liveable” homes is quite expensive, not to mention the stigma associated with them and the problem to get them insured by an Insurance Company is extremely hard. So if you are thinking on purchasing one of these homes, think hard and long and know what you are getting yourself into. Here are some tips on identify a Former Grow House and what to look for.
Identifying a Former Grow House:
Identifying Potential Grow House Operators (Purchasers):
Identifying Potential Grow House Operators (Renters):
•Did the renter check out every room?
Contacts for More Information:
Contact your local police department for more information or specific concerns. In Pickering and Ajax, please call the Durham Regional Police Service or visit their website at www.drps.ca
(Source: Compiled with information from the Canadian Real Estate Association and chrismathers inc. crime and risk consulting)