Settlement Issues

A wider angle interior picture would have helped to help you. A wide angle picture of the exterior corner would be good as well, recently painted or not.

If less than a 1/4" gap I would not be calling out a foundation specialist. Fair number of SE in this area are not worth the fee. Somebody like Randy would be awesome.

Those metal straps are totally useless. Non standard framing.
There really is not enough visual information to help you.