BUYING OR SELLING A HOUSE/BUILDING?
One of the biggest investment one makes in his/her life is buying a home. Los Angeles county real estate dates back to over 100 years ago and many private houses have been standing for a long time.
If you are a realtor buying or selling properties for your client you should inspect the house foundation. You should ensure that the house foundation is structurally sound and stable.
As a buyer, finding an issue with the foundation can save your client hidden costs that can be avoided. A flawed foundation can be a costly expense to repair. As a seller, you are responsible for these costs retrospectively.
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As a buyer/seller or a realtor and you have any concerns about the house in question, better call California Foundation Works. We will come, inspect and supply you with a report about any damage to the foundation condition, drainage, and slope. We make this information accessible for our clients and easy to understand so you can have an informed decision on what to do next with the real estate transaction.
We have a deal for you realtors, for the inspections, we charge, $300 for (house + garage) inspection including a formal written estimate. Yet, ALL the Inspection Fees will be credited to clients who contract California Foundation Works, Inc. to perform the required work if any.
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FOUNDATION ISSUES? THE FOUNDATION REPAIR EXPERTS CAN HELP!
Frequently Asked Questions
Our fee is a flat rate for our professionals to go out for inspection. The location, type, and size of your house won’t change the price. Our inspection reflects any issues with the foundation, drainage, retaining walls and structure and report to our client with suggestions and answer any questions they might have.
We perform an inspection and provide you with a full estimate regarding the foundation and drainage of the structure.
Unfortunately no, to provide a quote, our professionals must arrive on site and make an inspection to provide an accurate estimate of the costs.
If you sell a house for your client and don’t have documentation that the foundation was inspected and stable at the time, you are responsible for any foundation repair costs retrospectively.
If you buy a house for your client, you should check its foundation prior to the real estate transaction in order to avoid hidden costs. A foundation that is unstable can be a costly expense and negatively affect the safety, move-in time, interior design and quality of living in the repair process.
Since the foundation is an integral part of the house, an issue with the foundation is affecting the whole property.
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Your home is your fortress and keeps your family safe, but what if the foundation your home sits on is not? A solid home rests sits on a solid foundation, and at California Foundation Works we make sure Southern California families are safe, one home at a time. Foundation issues decrease the value of your investment and pose a serious threat to the safety of your family, reducing the structural integrity and the value of your home.
If you own a home in Southern California and want to protect your investment for your family, you must take measures to ensure your foundational integrity. Earthquake safety should be a top priority, especially when you live in close proximity to an active fault-line.