home..., writes: <<What I say is fact, based on years of experience, as opposed to perhaps an unfortunate experience you had personally.>>
home..., please view this petition and the comments provided by signatories in light of your facts, and years of experience.
Pay particular attention to the Beazer Homes' employee (Ms. Judy Collins, #1301) who was 'allegedly' fired for her 'alleged' whistle-blowing activity. Further details may be obtained at HOBB.org or through Google.com.
Do not let the largest investment of your family's life become a financial and emotional nightmare. How much are you willing to risk? Financial security in your retirement? Your kids' college education?
IN MY OPINION, THERE IS NOT A LEGAL PRODUCT AVAILABLE IN THE MARKETPLACE TODAY THAT CARRIES THE DEGREE OF POTENTIAL FINANACIAL AND EMOTIONAL RISK FOR THE PURCHASER AS DOES THAT OF A NEW HOUSE.
Visit Homeowners Against Deficient Dwellings, HADD.com, HOBB.org, Homeowners For Better Building, WESH.com, Building Houses: Building Problems, Consumer Reports' research study: Housewrecked--link available at the HADD web site, 10 Things Your House Builder Won't Tell You, www.smartmoney.com/consumer/index.cfm?story=tenthings-jan00, How To Prevent A New House Nightmare, www.lakesidepress.com/dreams/section4.html, Shoddy Building in the Housing Boom? Business Week April 25, 2003, www.businessweek.com/bwdaily/dnflash/apr2003/nf20030425_1874_db035.htm, ourrylandhomes.com(use google.com for this one: our ryland homes), paltryhomes.com, jdpowers.com, drhortonlemonhome.com, mybadhouse.com/pages/1/index.htm, Home sweet crooked house, money.cnn.com/2004/06/09/real_estate/buying_selling/homedefects/index.htm bankrate.com/aolcan/news/realestate/BuyerGuide2004/fthb-blog-archive.asp and ANY search engine (your builder's name, lawsuits, defects, complaints, etc.), to examine the 'ISOLATED' nature of this issue and to gain insight into the business practices of the corporate/public new house building industry and to protect your financial and emotional interests. Reading the court cases available on-line is a good idea, too.
Your due diligence is only effective BEFORE the fact.