DON'T THINK YOU NEED A SEPTIC INSPECTION?

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with got agent? MD 636504
This blurry photo will show you part of the interior of a septic tank from a recent inspection. The inspectors couldn't figure out if the tank was cement or cinder block. On closer inspection they realized that it was made of stone! And, to make matters worse, the walls were collapsing in on the tank! Approx. cost to replace the tank? Somewhere between $8K and $15K- not good news.
The company that my client used to inspect is Homeland Environmental at https://www.homelandhealthyhomes.com/. Their inspectors provided lots of information and were greatly appreciated!
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Jamie, luckily in most counties that I sell in have a law the seller has to pump the septic and sanitize prior to closing, and finalize a Use Permit.

Jun 20, 2021 12:23 PM
Jamie Flournoy
got agent? - New Market, MD
The Realtor on Your Side

Sorry, I missed your comment.  Yes, you are lucky because in the DC Metro area, septic and well issues on a property are completely negotiable.  And given the sellers market that we're experiencing, sellers are not inclined to want to pay for repairs, so many times that buyer will assume the cost of repair/replacement.

Aug 13, 2021 11:16 AM