Dazzled Buyers Can Be Stunned by Problems They Missed
By Stephanie Cavanaugh
Special to The Washington Post
Ken Jarboe thought the big old black walnut tree hovering over the sweet, if barren, back yard of his newly purchased Capitol Hill home was just splendid. It would beautifully complement the Japanese garden he envisioned, complete with a few cherry trees, a dogwood and a meandering white stone path, "for a river effect," he said.
"I didn't have a clue."