A zero-lot-line house I'm looking at buying sits on a hill - there is a
sturdy, two-foot retaining wall between this house and the house next door
to accommodate the grade change - there is evidence that some drainage work
has been done on the side of the house I'm looking at to improve drainage -
there appeared to be some slight evidence of possible damage inside the
house on the wall where the drainage work had been done. The agent tells me
that the weep holes had been blocked (with what?), but that the problem has
We get a lot of gully washers here - possibly, the water that couldn't drain
off (prior to repairs being made) invaded the weep holes - what else should
I look at related to this issue? Am I looking at a major problem here, or
is this normal stuff?
Thanks for any suggestions.