Principal Residence Exception for Mechanic’s Liens of Sub-Contractors
Question: We signed a contract with a general contractor for $85,000 to enclose a small patio for a fourth bedroom in our Maryvale home. This $85,000 contract said that the plumbing work would cost us $24,000. The construction of the fourth bedroom was completed properly, and we paid $85,000 to our general contractor. We have…Read More
Builder Wants To Sell For Higher Price To Another
Question: One year ago we signed a homebuilder’s contract to build a $1.2 million Peoria home for us. This home is now built, but the homebuilder’s sales representative refuses to talk to us about a close of escrow date. This home has appreciated in value to $1.6 million, and we think that this homebuilder is…Read More
How Long Are Builders Responsible For Construction Defects?
Question: Four years ago we purchased a new home in Mesa. We received a one-year written warranty from our homebuilder. In the last few months some of the stucco has started falling off the outside walls of our home. We have been told by a licensed contractor that we have major stucco damage, and that…Read More