PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Folks in Brookline, Carrick and Beechview have the same problem; they can’t sell their homes because they failed what’s known as a dye test. “We had a buyer – $55,000 on this […]
Plenty of people around western Pennsylvania are staring down thousands of dollars’ worth of repairs, all because their downspouts are tied into the wrong system.
There are houses on the market on Pioneer Boulevard in Brookline. But although there are eager buyers, there are no sales.
It’s a requirement aimed at cleaning up our waterway, but for some homeowners, like Dale Redpath, it could mean bankruptcy.
The test is simple, but if you fail, it’ll cost you as much as $10,000 — potentially bankrupting many.