All About Private Wells and Septic Systems – Real Estate Podcast

Private septic systems, wells and well water quality systems can be very expensive to repair or replace. If you’re buying or selling a home served by a private well or septic, you’ll want to listen to this podcast. 

Todd Sachs, Sachs Realty’s Broker, interviews Well & Septic Expert, Eric Garrett of Home Land Environmental to discuss what you should inspect and expect with these systems. Eric get’s technical, but also does a very good job of explaining what you should look for.

Many homeowners neglect their septic systems systematic maintenance and things they flush down the drains. A failing septic isn’t always a quick fix. It can cost $500 to $40,000 in some cases. Your well…, well (pun intended), this is what you’re using to cook, drink, bathe and more. You should be concerned about water quality, ground water contaminants, soot, supply, pumps and systems among other things to keep your home running safe and efficiently.

Sellers should be prepared for the buyers inspections and buyers should always get well and septic system inspections.

If you would like to watch the video version of this episode click here: YouTube Video

About Todd Sachs (36 Articles)
Todd Sachs, Broker of Maryland's Sachs Realty, has been serving the real estate and construction industry since 1989. Currently Positions: -Broker and President of Sachs Realty -President and CEO of Construction Services, Inc -President and CEO of Botanical, Inc For over 25 years, Todd Sachs has developed, designed, built, bought and sold a broad range of real estate. As a Maryland native, Todd grew up in Baltimore County and understands the Maryland real estate industry thoroughly. He is familiar with all aspects of commercial and residential land development, condominium development, residential and commercial flips, industrial and office development and rental properties, both residential and commercial. Todd is a landlord of both commercial and residential properties and is currently developing retail condominiums, building commercial buildings, single family homes and flipping residential properties. Todd Sachs created The Sachs Report as an in-depth look into the Maryland real estate market. Please follow the Sachs Report to stay informed.

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