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After discovering mold, a Madison Homeowner wants people searching for a new home to be aware

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Homeowner Tammy Hudson said she and her husband bought a home for her sister in 2009. She said all was great even though the home had a few plumbing issues. "I promised my mama I would take care of her no matter what, but I've tried to do all I could do, but this right here I can't we just need help," Hudson said.

She said after calling a plumber to look at the damage, he made a shocking discovery. She said the house was infested with black mold. She said when they first bought the home they noticed the spot, but said the inspector said it was a stain. She said her sister saw the spot progress, but didn't think anything about it.

"We got an estimate and it's going to cost like four to five thousand dollars to fix," Hudson said. She said the black mold has been confirmed in the walls along the hallway. She said her story is a wake up call to people looking to buy a home. She said people should be aware and should ask the hard questions.

Hudson said she's reached out to some local organizations to possibly get some financial help. She plans to call the original inspector or realtor sometime soon to see if they can do anything to help.