Sellers with Septics: Don't Pump your Dump!SELLERS WITH SEPTIC SYSTEMS: Do not pump your septic before you put your home on the market. The buyer's septic inspector WILL NOT be able to get accurate readings of the tank because the water levels will be too low. A LAST MINUTE SEPTIC PUMP BY A SELLER IS A RED FLAG TO THE BUYER. If you have maintained the system properly, there is no need to take this last minute measure. This is the one time my advise to anyone selling a home will be to "Hold onto your c**p! Let the inspector do his job (and God bless him for doing it). If you are a buyer of a home with a septic system, you will want to get it inspected. Your agent should have experience working with a few different and very well qualified inspectors. Up here, in northern NJ, there are several very reputable companies who really know their.......Just give me a shout out and I will be happy to provide those references.Annmarie CristianiSales Associate[Promotion and contact information removed by Zillow moderator. Please see our Good Neighbor Policy.]March 04 2013 - Oakland0YesReport a ProblemProblemSelect oneOffensive contentIrrelevant contentSpam (pure self-promotion)OtherDetailsYour emailPlease enter a valid email address.Submit CancelContent flaggedWe will review this content. Thanks for helping make the site more useful to everyone. To learn more, read Zillow's Good Neighbor Policy.We're sorry. This service is temporarily unavailable. Please come back later and try again.