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All basement windows will leak given that you have standing water in the area. This issue is about the drainage of water on this section of your house and not about the shape of the concrete. Probably the easiest thing to do is to dig out around this area, add some rock and a drain pipe going out. I can't see in the picture a "well" or cover either. If ...


I won't say whether or not these issues are significant because there's always a possibility that they could hint at more sinister problems. But I will say that, if you find a house that's more than five years old that doesn't have a little movement in the floor and few cracks in the drywall: buy it. Because it's the only one in the world. Houses settle, ...

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