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I cannot see anything to cause alarm. It sounds like a quality of finish issue and not something that would be typical of a home inspection report. Subject to the laws of physics and land use regulations, any construction project is possible if sufficient resources are devoted to its completion. Whether it makes personal or economic sense to reduce the ...
As stated in everybody's comments, this is not a place to go blindly. For the joist to "slip out of" its notch, something else has probably moved. This can lead to a house-sized game of "Jenga®" where the players (being you and anybody else in the house) can be crushed by the falling timbers. Hire yourself a civil/structural consulting engineer, ...
Before I suggest how to investigate your problem, my guess is that one (or more) of the concrete blocks with a post/pier that is supporting a joist or beam has settled. The solution to this can range from removing the flooring in a small section and resetting the block, to realizing that all of the blocks are out of whack and maybe the ground the building is ...
You can rip up the subfloor and replace it all, or you can use a leveling compound (Similar to concrete) to get your floor much more level. Neither option requires getting under the structure, but both will involve floor destruction.
48 inches Tan(2.5 degrees) = 2.10 inches. or a 4% slope.
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