So you have a home under contract and the home inspector performed his inspection. The buyers and you are sitting down to review the report. You notice immediately in his summary section a huge potential problem with the sale.
You might immediately pick up the phone and call the county inspections department for direction or call in a structural engineer to assess the situation.
The county inspector cannot give you documentation that would satisfy the sellers and the structural engineer can cost the buyers between $300-$450 and take several days, if not a week for a letter.
If you buyers don’t have a lot of money and are short on time with the due diligence period coming up quickly, then contact a foundation repair company for an assessment.
Companies, like Brackett Foundation, have been in the business for many, many years and can competently evaluate a situation quickly.
There are many instances where a crack doesn’t mean there is a major problem and a letter from a foundation repair company will suffice to move through to a successful closing.
If there is a foundation problem that needs addressing immediately, wouldn’t it be nice to have options? Brackett Foundation can lay out several options for a win-win with the buyer and the seller.
When the times comes, give us a call. We won’t let your closing fall through the crack.