who is responsible for the cost of replacing sewer line in a home purchased two weeks ago?

cost not covered by home warranty & plumber states roots are in sewer line
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answer by Cassandra Bickel    |   Contact Me
If it is on the property, at least where I am at, typically it is a home owner's expense. The only recourse with the previous home owner is if they had knowledge that it was faulty and you can prove that knowledge. If it is in the street though, contact your public works department and see if it is the part in which they are responsible for maintaining. Good luck,
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answer by Don Groff    |   Visit My Website   |   Contact Me
Contact your utility company and have them take a look. They can tell you if it is something that they may cover or if it is the owner's responsibility.
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answer by John Crowe    |   Contact Me
Probably not what you'd like to read, the cost is absorbed by the owner. It's something that should have been considered as part of the inspection and due diligence process prior to the purchase.
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The new owner. They should have had a sewer scope as part of their due diligence...
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answer by Susan Russell    |   Visit My Website   |   Contact Me
Who pays More than likely, you will have to shoulder the cost of the sewer line replacement, which can cost several thousand dollars. Homeowners insurance usually doesn’t cover it, and your local government usually will not pay for any infrastructure that is on your property.
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