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Primer will cure a lot, and this is one of them. I'm assuming you will be using painters, they will know how prep the walls so you will never see where it was graffiti-ed.
Oh believe you me, pressure washing will remove the stain (deck paint) with a decent pressure washer. I just did it on 220 sq/ft. took about 4 hrs but it's clean enough so now I can finish it with a quick sanding using an orbital upright sander. You just have to give it a week or so of sunny hot weather to dry before you stain it again. Splash a few ...
I find it easier to get primed baseboards. Cut. Install. Apply paint after installation. Just be sure to tape off walls and floor.
I have found that many times the paint sits up on the nap of the carpet. Simply snipping of the paint leaves the rug like new!
Seems like a shoddily built roof. So, I think the roof will fail long before painted walls will cause a problem. It sounds like the outside paint is already 'breathable' if it's absorbing water and capillary action is bring it to the inside. As such, I'd argue that waterproofing the interior is a good thing. Keep the moisture in the wall and allow it to dry ...
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