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What is the purpose of a retaining wall? Is it to contain

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What is the purpose of a retaining wall? Is it to contain the earth that tends to wash away? Is it to prevent the washing onto the lower property the earth that tends to wash away from the higher (in elevation) property?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 9 months ago.
It varies based on the property. One of the main reasons is to keep the foundation secure from erosion when the land is very uneven.
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 9 months ago.
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