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When my house was painted by the previous owner, they didn't fix this problem area with the flashing above the front porch (although the seller did give me some money to fix it). I will probably repair it myself, but wanted to show the problem in case there is some good advice on how to proceed. I was thinking of just using stucco patch, or spray foam and then stucco patch, then installing a kickout flashing under the last shingle. There appears to be some exposed framing where the stucco has come off, so that's why I thought the spray foam might help fill it in. If I used only the stucco patch, it might be too thick of an application to dry completely. I've never done this, so I'm of course looking for some guidance!
 

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You have stucco falling off under the fascia too.

I would be removing drywall inside to see if you have rot to fix before deciding what patch is needed on the stucco.

The white flashing should be behind the stucco, you should have a drip edge and a gutter in that area.

Your kick out flashing will have to be behind that white flashing to work.
 

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You have stucco falling off under the fascia too.

I would be removing drywall inside to see if you have rot to fix before deciding what patch is needed on the stucco.
Do you think a borescope camera in that hole there would work to figure out if there's trouble? I'd like to exhaust all options before tearing up drywall. It was just painted! 😯
 

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Do you think a borescope camera in that hole there would work to figure out if there's trouble? I'd like to exhaust all options before tearing up drywall. It was just painted! 😯
There will be insulation in the way.
 

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#1, There painters, there paid to paint not fix major issues like that.
#2, Issue should have been addressed long before any painting was done.
#3, That so called flashing sure looks to me was install all wrong!
It looks like someone just bent it in an L shape and stuck it to the wall, and that's never going to work!
Google roof to stucco wall, there's hundreds of videos and pictures on how it should have been done.
Just from those pictures I'd be 100% sure there's some form of damage behind that wall.
What was done formed a funnel feeding the water into the wall.
 

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I will agree with the others you have more problems than the hole & kick out flashing.
In the photo the Stucco above the framed opening has a different texture than the Stucco below the roof line.
Also the Stucco above the roof shingles is applied wrong the Stucco should be at least 2 inches above the shingles with step flashing.
The Fascia boards should be 3/4" to 1" off the face of the Stucco it appears to have Stucco around the fascia board also a place for water entry.
 
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