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Developers need their contractors to stick to game plan

Often the most important decisions a football coach makes involve which players will make the team and play in the games. A team simply cannot win without good players. Being a real estate developer is similar to being a coach in that it is important to select a team of good contractors in order to successfully complete your project.

Florida condos found to have serious construction defects

Florida is a beautiful state in which to live. Perhaps this is why people are often willing to pay premium prices for homes here. But when you put your hard earned money into a place to live, you expect that it will be a comfortable, secure and safe dwelling. If your home turns out to be rife with construction defects, you could find yourself facing extreme economic hardships.

What are some key elements of a home renovation contract?

When looking to make upgrades to your home, you may enlist the services of a contractor. Before beginning a large-scale renovation, you will want to get the terms of the construction done down in writing. Well before the first nail is driven, you will have a lot of details to get clarified.

Mold due to construction defects can cause health issues

When you have a new home or other structures built, you want to closely examine the results to make sure there are no construction defects. Construction defects can range from those that are primarily aesthetic, to those that are extremely hazardous. Scratched floor tiling is unfortunate and should be fixed, but faulty wiring could cause a deadly fire.

Townhouse construction stopped in dispute over historic cemetery

In Florida, land for development is selling at a premium these days. Developers can reap tremendous financial rewards from a successfully executed real estate project. But they must also put up a great deal of capital in order to bring their plans to fruition. This means it is critical for everything to go as planned once construction commences. Should a construction project be halted due to a dispute, large sums of money could be lost.

How can you be sure a developer is reputable?

For some, the anticipation of purchasing a newly built home may come with an abundance of excitement and enthusiasm. It is natural for everyone to want a place of their own where they can live as they please. Many people also love the idea of being able to personalize their house in both practical and aesthetic ways.

How to avoid problems with construction defects in a new home

When choosing a house to buy, many things must be taken into consideration. For many people, a house is a part of a long-term vision of a family growing safely and securely together through the years. So when you are able to take the plunge and make this important purchase, it is vital that the structure of your house is stable.

Different aspects of a project can create construction issues

Construction defect cases can involve a number of different parties who are engaged in contractual agreements regarding the work done on a project. These parties can include homeowners, developers, contractors and subcontractors. Construction issues leading to legal complaints generally fall into one of several categories. Listed here are some of those categories along with a brief description of each.