Have to say that i must agree with them. i know u love the house, but as molds and mildew infest the property there`s no telling the amount of contamination and damage without expensive enviromental testing. several thousand at least. the remediation could run tens of thousands in a second. definitely do your research and don`t be afraid to pay for expert advice. in a tricky situation like this it`ll pay off in the end. be carefull and make informed decisions. happy trails!