When in Doubt, Disclose
Donna and Russell Merriweather discovered rotting wood after moving into their home.
Donna and Russell Merriweather, who waived a home inspection, discovered rotting wood in the walls after moving into their Leimert Park home. (BOB CHAMBERLIN/LAT)
Russell Merriweather says no one disclosed water damage to roof.
“I should have been more aggressive during escrow,” Russell Merriweather says. “No one disclosed that there was water damage to the roof.” (BOB CHAMBERLIN/LAT )
Mary Gafner with husband, Paul, next to crack in foundation of garage.
Mary Gafner with husband, Paul, next to a crack they discovered in the foundation of the garage. The defect had been obscured by boxes and toys during the inspection of their Tustin home. (GLENN KOENIG/LAT )