the massive cement steps that have been steadily falling apart for 4 years and last winter's freeze/thaw/freeze/thaw made them explode.
the (thankfully low) retaining walls along the front, and the incredible sinking sidewalk.
If the heloc doesn't come through we are royally screwed - we have a court date with the township who wants to fine us to high heaven for aformentioned issues. ironic isn't it? we finaly get our heads out of our hinds and start the financing process and two days later get the summons.