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termites at home!!!!! advice needed

Posted by chinamoon (My Page) on
Thu, Aug 5, 10 at 21:11

Hey guys,
I'm in the process of buying a home
This house was built around 1990 well, the termite inspector found signs of termites in the garage area.
Is this really bad?
should i still get this house?
I'm really concern about this issue, everything else is fine with the house.
Please send any advice.

Thanks in advance!!!

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RE: termites at home!!!!! advice needed

Well, in these parts that's not unusual. It could involve major damage or it could be just a little bit. Is it old damge or are the termites active? Are they drywood termites or subterranean? Where are you located?

We would ask that the house/garage be treated (tenting is the common treatment here for drywood termites) and any termite damage be repaired.

RE: termites at home!!!!! advice needed

I would do as Monablair suggested. I would not rule out a property for minor damage, but I would not buy the property unless the current owner is willing to do the treatment and repair.

RE: termites at home!!!!! advice needed

Try looking at the FAQ on this site: under the Services tab and in the Sellers of Termite Damaged Property. This guy is a termite lawyer and you can also email him.

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