Title V

March 30, 2014

What does a Title V or Title 5 report tell me when buying a home?

What does a Title V Report Tell a Buyer When Buying a Home?


The short answer is: LOTS! A Title V report is a complete overview of a septic system by an expert in septic system as determined by the state of Massachusetts. These reports are very valuable, but ...

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May 19, 2011

Buyer Title V Inspections - What to do When the Seller has no Report

Although uncommon, there are some sellers who are unable to get Title V reports.  This is pretty common with foreclosures, but there are other reasons.  Regardless, every once in a while, property comes on the market where the buyer must perform a Title V prior to purchasing the property - and ...

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March 29, 2011

How do I Purchase a Home with A Failed Title V?

Purchasing a Home with A Failed Title V


Generally, banks require that homes have working septic systems. In Massachusetts, it means that they have to have a "Passed Title V" or Passed Title 5.  This document (more on Title V Here) is the banks assurance that at least at ...

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Jan. 4, 2011

Making sure you have a clean Title V - Taking care of your Septic Tank

For most of us, septic systems are right where they belong - out of sight!!  It's all too easy for them to be out of mind as well, and that could be a mistake that costs you dearly!  No two ways about it, whether your system is new or old ...

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