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Fixing a hillside house after a landslide

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I'm interested in purchasing a nearly finished house on a hillside. The issue is that a few years ago, the hill's peak began to shift due to heavy rainfall, causing the rear of the house, where the garage and top floor entrance are located, to rise. The house has been condemned and left by the owners who declared bankruptcy. The daylight basement shows wall cracks and the windows are misaligned. A foundation engineer recommended installing 13 piles, each over 25 feet in length, to stabilize and level the foundation. My question is: will this foundation repair solve the issue? Should I anticipate any other potential problems or considerations? Is it a wise investment to undertake this project?




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