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Old 07-24-2007, 09:35 AM
Cyndyth Cyndyth is offline
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Default Thoughts on Basement Photos Wanted ~ 1st time homebuyer

Hi all~ My husband and I are looking at a home that we are otherwise very taken with except for a suspicion of significant water problems (and a misrepresentation thereof) in the basement. The sellers acknowledge "dampness" but no accumulation or damage. We will have a home inspector come out, but I would appreciate any input I can get.

I am looking for any professional opinions on the photos I have of the floor. Thanks for any help you can give me.

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Old 07-24-2007, 12:48 PM
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The pictures reveal evidence of water/vapor penetration but it doesn't tell the story. It is possible there was a pipe burst or a hot water tank rupture? Let's see what the inspector says.
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Old 07-24-2007, 02:28 PM
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Thanks, will do. We are looking to do an inspection later this week.
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