Im in California. I found a house on a cesspool, which I think is also known as a tight tank. The owner said it needs to be decommissioned and have the house connected to the street sewer and water lines (it's on well water right now). Just wondering if this is even worth pursuing for the right price. I've definitely got the upper hand on this one.
Yes, it’s worth it if you run your numbers and if you think you are going to make decent profit.
I understand decommissioning the cesspool and connecting to the town sewer lines - thats a smart thing to do. Why can't you continue using the well water?
@Judy Parker I get the feeling that the well water has been contaminated by the cesspool, but haven't been able to confirm yet. Do you have any experience with a cesspool? Can you tell me anything I should know?
@Sai T. Do you have any experience with a cesspool? Can you tell me anything I should know?
Unfortunately no experience and personally I avoid septic properties because it’s very costly to replace it.
Only 1-2 companies install septic and county requirements. I can not call any handyman or GC to do the work.
Recently I did not buy a good location and tenant occupied property just because of septic.
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