DeSoto is a city in Dallas County, Texas (USA). As of the 2000 U.S. Census, the city’s population was 37,646 (though a 2005 estimate placed the population at 45,514).
DeSoto is a suburb of Dallas and is part of the Best Southwest area, which includes DeSoto, Cedar Hill, Duncanville, and Lancaster. ~Wikipedia
Here is information on permits, including those pertaining to foundation repair projects, in the city of DeSoto.
Stratum Foundation Repair also has created several videos showing examples of foundation problems, such as visible cracks. You are welcome to watch our videos at this link.
Here is one of the videos which may give you a better example of a residential property with foundation-related problems: