Another issue is that of safety. Do you really know that the work was done properly?
In short, buying a home with unpermitted remodeling is gambling with your financial and personal safety.
Steven A. Ornellas, GRI, ABR, e-PRO, CMPS, RE Masters, MBA
REALTORÂ® / Mortgage Banker-Broker / Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist
Steven Anthony Real Estate & Financial Services
Expect Excellence. Get What You Expect.â„¢
VERY risky indeed. Make the purchase contingent upon getting city approval. It will take a while and stretch out the length of the escrow, but will be your only safeguard. If you wish, I can send you a previous article on this subject.