Many people associate foundation problems with older homes, however Consumer Reports found that an alarming 20% of new homes had serious foundation problems.These problems were found to have two causes: poor drainage or construction, and homes built on poorly compacted fill soils.
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The Real Estate Seller Disclosure Act requires that types of foundation problems needs to be disclosed to potential home buyers. Realtors and real estate agents tell us that they have to discount a home with foundation problems or defects 10 to 20% in order to go forward with the sale of the home.
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Luckily most of foundation problems can be repair and bear in mind that there are a rang of different solutions for repairing a foundation.
Repairing a damaged foundation is a job that pays for itself immediately and is too important to put off for later, and it’s costs a fraction of the cost of the home. By not fixing your foundation, it’s going to cost you much more money than fixing your foundation.
California Foundation Works is a foundation specialists would like to provide you with a free, no-obligation estimate for your foundation problem. We are available to do whatever we can to assist you in finding the best options for your foundation work and to help you rush the selling process of your property. Call or contact us for a free* foundation repair estimate today!