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The owner is responsible for several system inspections the state requires when planning to sell property. The government requires home owners with a septic tank to arrange for septic system inspection.
The real estate agent that handles the property transaction understands the importance of real estate inspections for septic systems.
Both the professionals at Pacific Plumbing & Drain and the real estate agent will help the homeowner understand the inspection requirements and processes. These evaluations are set up to protect the public’s health and avert any contamination to the local ground water resources.
Don’t delay that inevitable septic tank inspection or wait until the last minute. During real estate inspections, homeowners have a long list of items that require assessment. The septic tank inspection is a top priority, and there should be no delay in the close. If the inspector determines that the system does not meet the state requirements, required maintenance may not reach completion in time for the close.
Much older homes with aging septic systems may have unidentified hidden problems. If the need for extensive repairs on the system are discovered during the septic system checks and diagnosis, this could end up being a deal breaker with the buyers. The homeowners could lose the sale if the septic tank repairs go beyond the need of just a system pump. Problems that show up during the inspection of a septic system of any age may not be apparent during normal daily use. Tree roots and blockages in the system are a homeowner’s worst nightmare.
Even if a home is not going on the market, it’s important to have periodic septic system checks and diagnosis for a homeowner’s peace of mind.