Here in Maryland our sandard of practices does not list bats or other rodents infestation. I suspect it falls under another inspection (rodent/pest infestation0. However the home inspector should have noted any evidence of rodents like nest material, hair, droppings, etc. in the report. He should also have tested the attic area in the dark and noted any "daylight" areas that could have allowed critters to come in.... more
All terms, conditions and agreements between parties should definitely be in writing and should be stipulated in the contract prior to the sale. Also in writing should be the date that all the work would be completed.... more
Sorry to hear of the problems you are experiencing with your home. Your situation goes to show you the value of an inspection prior to purchasing. I suggest that you contact a local real estate attorney as this a legal matter and an attorney can advise you best.
Good luck to you!
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