Is a shaking house dangerous?

Asked by Chuck Nicholas, Hideaway, TX Sat Apr 27, 2013

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Phil Rotondo, Agent, Melbourne, FL
Sun Apr 28, 2013
Only on days ending in "y".
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Brian Kelly, Agent, San Francisco, CA
Sat Apr 27, 2013
yes Chuck.... yes it is.... Does living in Hideaway Tx make you hard to find?
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Katie Daire, Home Owner, Piedmont Pines, Oakland, CA
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Like John says, probably depends on your situation. We had an apartment in noe valley that shook every time the wind blew hard. I was never sure if it was an earthquake or the weather! We never saw any damage so renting was fine, but I don't think I would have bought it!

If you're concerned, you can always get a structural engineer to inspect. We did that before buying in the Bay Area. An expensive inspection, but the peace of mind was SO worth it!!
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Ron Thomas, Agent, Fresno, CA
Sat Apr 27, 2013
Is this a trick question?
In San Francisco?
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John Arendsen, Agent, Leucadia, CA
Sat Apr 27, 2013
That is a very open ended question based on numerous variables. You need to be more specific. What kind of shaking are you talking about.
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