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Am I crazy? How bad do you think water problem is? Mold?

10 years ago

Found a house I like but needs major updating and has potential issues. Has water damage seen in the picture. The house has not been lived in for at least 10 years but has had the utilities on and kids checking on it while parents lived in a nursing home. Would I have an environmental engineer do a mold test? If the house had sat that long wouldn't mold be growing on the outside of the paneling by now if water was a continued problem? There are random water spots on the ceilings throughout the house as well. I am scared that could be a can of worms.

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