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posted 3 June 2009 19:36 CET
HECTOR LOPEZ OF DESIGN BUILD ARCHITECTS IN, HOUSTON TEXAS.
BUILDER #21601 STATE TRCC. HE BUILDS HOMES AND DOESN'T PAY HIS CONTRACTORS. HIS ADRRESS IS 1199 KATY FREEWAY, ST 505 , HOUSTON,TX. 77079 HIS TELEPHONE IS 713-385-6270 , I AM A HOME OWNER . better business bureau and texas residential construction commission will be notified
Beverly Cockrum
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posted 28 May 2009 16:06 CET
Beware of Gracy Homes, Gracy Custom Homes, Gracy Rain Gutters, and anything else owned by Kenneth and Karen Gracy. They dont build anything but defective homes. Homes with bad and incorrect wiring (not up to state code), septic systems they dont maintain as part of the homeowners contract, doors and windows that are not plumb, parts are USED not NEW and walls that are not straight. Holes in plumbing systems, etc. HVAC systems that only cool part of the home and the list goes on. Walls that holes were cut too big for the wall plugs, windows atop the homes that leak and drain into the garage when we get torrential rains. This man only builds in the County and currently is building in Grayson Count (Sherman - Denison Texas Area). I understand he was asked to leave Collin County because of his BAD practices. Buyer Beware! He also has binding arbitration in every contract. Therefore you are screwed when you home falls apart! Do I sound unhappy? You have no idea! If you want to know more, just email me at sunnydale50@verizon.net.
Dick Pittenger
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posted 28 May 2009 11:41 CET
We are Trimark Pacific Homeowners from 2003. We have had a/c problems since the beginning which have not been addressed by Trimark. Our latest expense was to pay a repair man who they sent out costing us $552.00 in November.
Their cust svc rep, Jennifer Washburn, told us they'd split the expense after repair. I've left numerous correspondense on their www, as well as three voicemails, none of which were returned.
We have now spent over $1000.00 attempting the repair, all out of our pocket with the compressor now failing.

In the cool part of last winter, we also found about a four inch, unfinished opening above our stove fan. It runs approx five feet in total length and lets open to the interior exhaust and roof. We'd not seen this before, just thought we were not able to keep our family room warm because of all our windows.
I also left messages about this problem, but again, was never contacted.

I'm aware that a builder is responsible for construction flaws up to ten years after sale, so this is very frustrating.

Terry Ellis was the Cust Svc Mgr at the time who had ok'd a leak repair inside our bath wall, but neither him or Ms Washburn have done anything to satisfy these two situations.

Their phone ctcs are:
Terry Ellis 949-609-1314
Jennifer Washburn 949-609-1303

If anyone else has had similar situations with Trimark, welcome an email from you - dpitts4@juno.com

Thanks for your time,
Dick
Don Parvin
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posted 26 May 2009 14:38 CET
I am a Trendmaker Homes homeowner. I have a structural defect that TH refuses to repair. The defect consists of a 1/4" crack in the middle of the brick above the garage lentle. This is typical of a TH response. The quality has proven to be among the worst of the four homes that I have owned. Do yourself a favor don't waste your money on a Trendmaker Home.
Dave Romesburg
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posted 21 May 2009 16:42 CET
We updated our website and created a new website.. Please review and help support us.. Heartland Homes Pittsburgh built our Townhouse. After numerous attempts, our 1 year warranty ended, nothing was resolved, water continued to infiltrate our home. Flood into our electrical panel, literally spill into our foyer ceramic floor, etc. We contacted the Pittsburgh BBB and filed a case, then went to trial (long 5 year story cut short on this page), however our websites are fully detailed...

We won the VERDICT that the Judge did find issues with our home. The story then gets a little longer, so please go to our website for more details..

http://www.daverome.com - full details from start to finish, including over 500 photos and a complete 5 year timeline.

http://www.aloveheartland.com - high level details and photo timeline only.. There are links to both sites posted on each site...

Major water infiltration into our entire cinder block foundation. Water infiltration into our foyer from under our front door. Water infiltration into our electrical conduit outside our home, which resulted in corrosion in our electrical panel we had to replace or risk a fire hazard. 3 months after closing on our Heartland Homes new home, water infiltration starts. We contact the builder immediately and throughout. Now 5 years later, after we removed brick to verify if flashing was installed, replacing our electrical panel, etc, our Heartland Homes custom built home in Pittsburgh still has issues.. Check out our site and thanks again!!

There is a BLOG link on our site as well for folks to post issues they have had with their homes..

Heartland Homes Pittsburgh - our 5 year experience with our new custom built home.


Our custom built Heartland Homes Pittsburgh home. Our detailed 5 year timeline of water infiltration issues with our home.
Katie
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posted 12 May 2009 16:09 CET
Top Notch Homes Vendor Ratings

Rating Scale: 1 (worst) Ė 10 (excellent)

The following is a consensus of customer feedback regarding some of the vendors used by Top Notch Homes.

C&K Appliances:
Okay service, nothing special. Prices arenít too bad. Returns are subject to 30% restocking fee. Average experience.
Rating: 7

Jay Elston Plumbing: Nashua, MA
Awful service. Jay lied to customers about ordering parts when he actually had no intention of getting back to anyone. His work was second rate, i.e., mismatched plumbing components, sewer odors coming through the sinks, didnít return calls, attempted repairs with silicon sealer, etc.
Rating: 2

Cabinets by Norfolk Factory Direct, Nashua, NH
Excellent customer service. Good workmanship. Very unusual for a Top Notch vendor. No complaints to date. The good news is you donít have to buy a Top Notch Home to hire them!
Rating: 10

Flooring: Carolís Carpets, Chelmsford, MA
Products werenít bad. Initial estimates have a tendency to be a little high, but costs decrease somewhat if customers ask detailed questions regarding the installation costs and room measurements. The owner can be a bit argumentative at times.
Rating: 6


Design Lighting, North Andover, MA
Helpful salespeople. Good products available. Be careful! The allowances cover the cheapest products. When upgrading, costs add up fast!!!
Rating: 8


Gutters: Quality Insulation, Nashua NH
Insulation service isnít bad. As far as gutters are concerned they did terrible work. They used regular clear silicon to seal all the seams and it didnít last. Also, they donít install enough downspouts. It is strongly recommended to use another vendor for gutters.
Rating: 2

Electrical:
BST Electric, Tewksbury, MA
Friendly, but Öwhy is there always a but, sloppy and lazy. Customers have had damaged lights installed, fixtures not properly tightened, missing bulbs and switches, damaged electrical boxes, etc. Problems literally took months to solve!
Rating: 6

Door Knobs: Jackson Lumber, Lawrence, MA
Cheap garbage. Keep a budget aside to buy new doorknobs and have the locks changed. The builders donít allocate money for good quality doorknobs. What do you want for $600k ?
Rating: N/A

Hardwood Flooring: Quality Floorcraft, Pelham NH
Flooring, Öyes
Quality, ÖNo?
Rating: 5


The Ultimate Bath: Bathroom and Kitchen Products, Lowell, MA
It ought to be called the Ultimate Price. Watch out for Marianne. She pushes the products that yield her the highest commission. Kohler products arenít bad, but they are expensive. Allowances cover the least expensive product line.
Rating: 4 (if they use Jay Elston Plumbing)
Rating: 7 if they donít.







John Niermeyer
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posted 11 May 2009 10:10 CET
May 11, 2009

To Whom It May Concern:

In Nov. 2007 I purchased a home from DH Horton. The HOA in 2003 we were told that the neighborhood would solely consist of Trendmaker and David Powers homes ranging from the low to high $200,000 range, and David Weekley and D.R. Horton homes ranging from the $150,000s to the $180,000 price range.

The developer did not continue developing the neighborhood and sold the remainder of the neighborhood (almost half of the remaining lots) to KB Homes. We purposely did not purchase a home in a neighborhood containing KB Homes as we are aware of the devaluing effect this homebuilder has.

KB Homes (as both the only developer and the HOA board Ė on which there is NO neighborhood representative) changed the deed restrictions to allow themselves to build houses that are substandard to our neighborhood.

KB Homes is replatting 49 lots that were 65í into 69 lots that are 45-48í, to build their $70,000 homes on right in our very own backyards. These homes consist of two bedrooms, a one car garage, siding on three sides of the home.

KB Homes announced that the public hearing is scheduled for Thursday, May 14th 2:30 pm, City Council Chamber, City Hall Annex, 900 Bagby, Houston. The public hearing is only a formality due to state regulations. The residents were told as long as KB Homes is not violating our deed restrictions they can do what ever they like in regards to our neighborhood. Since KB Homes has control over our HOA, and we currently do not have a Stablewood Farms resident on the Board of Directors, KB Homes has changed the deed restrictions as of November 2008 to accommodate their $70,000 (1000 sq ft) homes. KB Homes are now in compliance with the newly written deed restrictions without any resident input. This is unethical behavior.

We are concerned about the fact that KB is the developer but even more concerned about this price point and what it is going to do to our neighborhood environment, the values of our homes and the overall look of the neighborhood.

We, the residents of Stablewood Farms, wish to take a stand and fight for our home investments, especially in todayís economic distress.

Please advise us of how we, the residents, can cease the intentions of KB Homes to build sub-standard homes in our neighborhood that will drastically decrease the value of all of our homes in this crutched economy. We do not wish to fall victim to KB Homes lies and deceit.

The residents of Stablewood Farm would greatly appreciate your help. Thanks

John Niermeyer
16107 Spur Canyon Ct.
Cypress Tx. 77429
713-202-6938
Gail Marxhausen
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posted 6 May 2009 19:34 CET
Dan
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posted 21 April 2009 18:53 CET
TopNotch Homes & CMS Sullivan Builders = $$$

No recommendation for these clowns. Shortly after moving in Ive discovered the following:

1. Cigarette packs and coffee cups thrown behind the insulation in the basement and attic.
Other trash and debris left in the attic, yard, under the deck, and underneath the porch.

2. Leaking facets, improperly matched components installed from their Mickey Mouse of a plumber

3. Too many nails pounded into the base of some of the 2x4s. As a standard, only two are supposed to be used.

4. Drainage problems  HUGE puddles of water accumulating in the driveway. Improperly installed gutters.

5. Amateur finish carpentry work, e.g. wood floors, trim work, doors, chair rails, etc.

6. Loose pieces of wood left on beams and walls in the attic, some of which eventually fall and cause damage.

7. Electrical switches held in place with sheet rock screws.

Dealing with Top Notch Homes/ CMS Sullivan really was a bad experience. I would NOT wish it on anyone. You cant image the amount of stress and aggravation caused by their incompetence.

Trying to reason with the foreman is like trying to reason with a spoiled 13-year-old brat. The builders, their broker from Coldwell banker and the foreman give the illusion of being friendly while the house was being built. When things went wrong their attitude turned quickly.

Feel free to send me emails with any questions.
dvsmith91@gmail.com
Eddie K
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posted 19 March 2009 07:46 CET
***********McGUYER HOMEBUILDERS, INC. (MHI) IS A RIP OFF**********************

If you own a home built by MHI, I'm interested in hearing your story. Also, file a complaint with the state attorney general and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
Eddie K
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posted 19 March 2009 07:42 CET
************DO NOT BUY A HOME FROM McGUYER HOMEBUILDERS, INC. (MHI)***************

This unhonest, deceiving company builds Pioneer Homes, Plantation Homes, Coventry Homes, and Camel Builders in Autin, Dallas/ Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, Texas.

MHI does not stand up to their warranty as they advertise. Their sales people, Leonard Christian and Christine Lilley (at Plantation Homes in Houston), will lie and make misleading statements knowing that they will not deliver.

MHI's has employees, Rick Klinger and Mike Davis, who make excuses and try to get out of all warranty work by lying or saying they fixed something when they really didn't.
Eddie K
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posted 19 March 2009 07:42 CET
************DO NOT BUY A HOME FROM McGUYER HOMEBUILDERS, INC. (MHI)***************

This unhonest, deceiving company builds Pioneer Homes, Plantation Homes, Coventry Homes, and Camel Builders in Autin, Dallas/ Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, Texas.

MHI does not stand up to their warranty as they advertise. Their sales people, Leonard Christian and Christine Lilley (at Plantation Homes in Houston), will lie and make misleading statements knowing that they will not deliver.

MHI's has employees, Rick Klinger and Mike Davis, who make excuses and try to get out of all warranty work by lying or saying they fixed something when they really didn't.
Eddie K
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posted 19 March 2009 07:42 CET
************DO NOT BUY A HOME FROM McGUYER HOMEBUILDERS, INC. (MHI)***************

This unhonest, deceiving company builds Pioneer Homes, Plantation Homes, Coventry Homes, and Camel Builders in Autin, Dallas/ Ft. Worth, Houston, and San Antonio, Texas.

MHI does not stand up to their warranty as they advertise. Their sales people, Leonard Christian and Christine Lilley (at Plantation Homes in Houston), will lie and make misleading statements knowing that they will not deliver.

MHI's has employees, Rick Klinger and Mike Davis, who make excuses and try to get out of all warranty work by lying or saying they fixed something when they really didn't.
Dave Romesburg
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posted 18 March 2009 18:54 CET
Major issues with our brand new built townhouse by Heartland Homes in Pittsburgh PA...

Major water infiltration into our entire cinder block foundation. Water infiltration into our foyer from under our front door. Water infiltration into our electrical conduit outside our home, which resulted in corrosion in our electrical panel we had to replace or risk a fire hazard. No warranty work completed.
Meredith
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posted 16 March 2009 15:16 CET

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