From the Forum: Will an Old Violation Hurt a Homeowner’s Refinancing Efforts?

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    A homeowner is hoping to refinance this year but realized there is a pending violation on the property. The sidewalk violation, likely the result of a neighbor’s tree, isn’t recent and multiple efforts to get it fixed through the city were fruitless. Could the outstanding issue have any impact on refinancing?

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