We closed on a house in newark delaware 19713 in October 2011. The very next day we had water coming theough the walls to the basement. The sealant around drain in the tub was not done properly. Then a few days later it rained ...water came into the basement adjancent where the water came through the wall. It is noted in the inspection sheet that the sellar saw water once in basement but when the electric was turned on they never saw again. Well the electic to the sump works but does not draw in water. during rain no water ever in the sump pump? Also where the water came in all the paint has come off the wall. You can see how they covered it up with paint.
We sent a letter of intent ..Seller denies all. The cost to repair is 13,000-15,000. Should we get the area fixed or should we persue further. We found to neighbors who can testify that water in the house and rotten dry wall removed .... more