Hi everyone, I’m considering the purchase of land for the purpose of constructing a residence and shop. The current owner of the land is a builder who had a customer back out of a contract. Prior to the customer’s cancellation, the builder dug the footings for the foundation. If I purchase the land, I would have a completely different design for the structures, and possibly in a different location within the 2 acres. Let’s say worst case, some portion of the footings for my plan coincide (i.e., overlay, intersect, etc.) the old footings. Is it practical/reasonable/safe to fill and compact the old footings, then dig the new footings? I am grateful for any insight. Thank you, Rick
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