The Florida legislature and Governor Rick Scott have changed the sinkhole laws due to the insistence of Florida Insurance companies. This article was written before the changes were made. If you have a new sinkhole problem you may be out of luck. Contact your insurance company to see if you have sinkhole coverage. We continue to buy unrepaired sinkhole homes in Florida.
Signs of a sinkhole house
If you believe that you have a sinkhole damaged home then you may have noticed some of these indicators in or around your home:
Large and small cracking of floors, walls, or ceilings
Separation of walls from floors or from the ceilings
Windows or doors jamming or sticking
Cracks running in the interior floors, walls or ceiling.
Physical depressions in a neighbor’s yard, or even in the street
Physical depressions or holes in your yard,
Cracking of the exterior walls of the structure (sometimes referred to as "stair step-cracking")
Cracking in driveways and/or pool decks or foundations
Rivers, Conservation areas, Lakes, or existing sinkhole close to the property.
Neighbors with confirmed sinkhole activity.
The windows and doors do not open and close properly.
There is a slope in the floor of the house.
Stair step cracks on the outside walls of the house.
Cracking or buckling of the concrete slab floors.
The well water has dirt or debris in it.
Feeling the house shift under your feet.
The house next door to your home is a Florida sinkhole home.
Symptoms of a sinkhole house
If a portion of your house is shifting and cracking it is a sign of unstable foundation and sinkhole conditions under your house. You may have a sinkhole house if this or any other signs of a sinkhole are present. Contact your homeowners insurance company as soon as possible if you suspect sinkhole activity. A engineering company can make a determination as to whether you have a sinkhole house.
As you know, sinkhole homes are very prevalent in the Central Florida area. My experience and knowledge will help you make the right choice about the future of your investment. My compassion for you as a sinkhole homeowner runs deep--I know you are in a delicate and stressful situation that requires immediate action.
When you received a settlement from your insurance company. Please do not fix the unrepaired sinkhole house problem. Let me take a look at the property before you take any action to repair the sinkholes. I can buy your house and pay you top dollar. Buying and reconstruction of unrepaired sinkhole property is my specialty If you are looking for a buyer for your sinkholes home, I am able to offer you top dollar for your sinkhole property--and can ultimately free you from the nightmare of owning a sinkhole home. Many of my Florida sinkhole homes are in Holiday, Port Richey and the Spring Hill Area. If you would like to know if I would be interested in your sinkhole homes. Just call me.
Call us for assistance with your sinkhole home. I purchase un-repaired sinkhole damage homes.