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Will homeowners insurance cover a cracked foundation that the previous owners hid under carpeting?

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2017-07-12 19:57:28
2017-07-12 19:57:28

NO... Buyer Beware,

Homeowners insurance policies do not cover pre-existing damage. They also typically exclude damage resulting from "ground movement" as this is a normal expected occurrence throughout the life of a home.

You would look to your buyers home warranty for coverage of an un-disclosed defect of the home you purchased.

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