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would you buy a house with damp

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happyfam4 Mon 13-Feb-17 19:46:17

Hi all,

Our survey report mentioned there was damp in the front room. We are having a quote for the damp. Would you buy a house with damp, right location and right price.

Thank you

refusetobeasheep Mon 13-Feb-17 19:47:19

Reduce your offer by whatever it costs to fix and then go for it!

Sleepybunny Mon 13-Feb-17 19:49:04

Yes, definitely if you live the house.

I've just done it, but we were confident of the source of the damp and the costs to fix.

Just make sure you have good understanding of the problems. Surveys aren't always accurate.

OrangeSquashTallGlass Mon 13-Feb-17 19:49:53

Yes. But like sheep says; get a quote for the damp and reduce your offer. Maybe be prepared to have to meet the seller halfway.

AgathaF Mon 13-Feb-17 19:53:19

What's causing the damp? That's what you really need to know, and how to fix it. Be cautious of taking advice from a damp treatment company.

happyfam4 Tue 14-Feb-17 21:22:44

Thank you all. Made me feel more confident about it!! Recommended by friends damp treatment company seeing the damp tomorrow so fingers cross flowers

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