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william
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posted 24 August 2005 20:44 CET
I had a contractor do my house for about 26,000.oo work on my house under a 203 k plan.I had an insuance company cover my house for his work.My mortage company would'nt let me have an insuance for my home since my house was under the contractor's insuance.End of result was that the contractor didn't do the work but ran away with from the money,The insuance company told me that the check that the contractor gave him bounce from the contractor's bank.Actually it was from one of his side kicks that wrote the check.This guy looked like he knew what he was doing. The air coditionn wasalso taken from the property an assistance from a house inspector to make sure the job got done.The home inspector is also gone.I've gone to severval avenue's since the contractor is no longer found.This happen back in the year of 2003.Any assistance please call me at 210 2682075.....thanks
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posted 22 August 2005 16:55 CET
I built a home two years ago this month. I have had over 9 different leaks in my brand new home. The leaks were noticed right after we moved in. Parkview has attempted to repair the home for over 2 years now. Parkview ripped the exterior stucco off my home, replaced windows multiple times, replaced the flashing, reinstalled doors, painted, caulked etc... 6 leaks still remain. Just in a 6 month period alone I had to endure 75 plus days of repair attempts. Each time they caused more damage to my home or did sub standard work. Still no resolution to the problem just a bunch of guess work. My family has been exposed to freon leaks and mold (daughter allergic to dust and mold), foul mouth contractors, incompetence, shotty work that clearly violates construction standards. They taped the stucco around my windows, failed to install hurricane straps. I find this absurd considering Florida suffered 4 hurricanes last year! The window installers response was "I didn't know this was going to be inspected boss." Some windows could even be rocked back and forth after completion. I don't believe they've pulled a permit for any of the work they've conducted on my home since we moved in. Contractors damaged my wood floors, wallpaper, custom interior paint, landscape, ripped drywall out etc. My family had to sleep in one room for a number of days. They are now suggesting we close up the home even though mother nature has recently proven that we still have multiple leaks. Multiple homes in this neighborhood have leaks. Parkview recently was suspended by the Better Business Bureau due to unresolved complaints. I believe we have some design issues. The builder had only built this model once before. I have dealt with 7 different warranty managers. The owner doesn't respond to my complaints even though his web site claims he cares about his customers. He states, "The secret of our success is very simple, the entire family has made a personal commitment to customer satisfac tion and service." I could argue otherwise. Still to this day no one has identified the source of the leaks. They just continue to apply band-aid fixes and tell me it's my responsibility to caulk my windows. I maintain it was their responsibility to deliver a leak free home I and my family can feel safe in. Air quality reports show elevated levels of mold. My 2 year old daughter is allergic to mold and she's suffered from an extreme skin condition since we moved in to this house. Parkview now states it's ok for your house to leak if it's not significant. I say 6 leaks is significant. I walked around my neighborhood this week and saw a water extraction company at 3 different homes and a 4th home having a window replaced. I drove to another Parkview neighborhood and found 2 homes having their windows redone. How far does this problem go? What's hiding / lurking behind parkview walls? I bet a lot of homes have mold. I had many other problems too many to list here. I asked the builder to buy the home back. The offer was for what I paid for it plus some minor improvements like a fence. Home values have sky rocketed in Florida. I couldn't afford to buy a house of similar size in the same town for what I paid for it two years ago. His response it's not fair for you to profit on the sale of your home back to us. Not fair! What's not fair is they built a sub standard home and now want to stab me in the back. I suspect they would turn around and flip it and make money on the deal again.
Claudia Alcantar
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posted 20 August 2005 14:45 CET
Helllo,

My name is Claudia Alcantar, I bought a house through Good Star Builders, and all there has been is problems, I have contacted them because I have a leak on my roof, in the living room area at the start of the stairs that go to the 2nd floor of my house. I had a very bad leak (actually it was pouring) last Sunday and I contacted John Goode, and he said that they would come by within the next two days, well it is almost a week from then and no word from them. I am afraid that the ceiling will fall down and hit one of my kids, or myself and husband, if that happens they will have a huge lawsuit on their hands. Please note that I have also faxed them per John Goode, a list of all the house issues and they have not done anything about it. I will almost be in my house one year, in October, and they have not once come by to see if everything was fine. Please see what you can do to help me.

Thank you,
Claudia Alcantar
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posted 17 August 2005 14:41 CET
who posted the crap that the land Crestfield (TEL Builders) is built on is not a former orchard???
Pulled deeds at local courthouse and they show it was part of Pikeside and Stewart orchards (Stewart Lane is still present to side of development). problem with old orchards, is arsenic is permanent. too effective. Old orchards are being torn up wholesale throughout the region to build new developments, and public enforcement resources, already to little, are being overwhelmed.
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posted 17 August 2005 14:13 CET
TEL Builders Martinsburg WV (they move their office around).
Have been resident of Crestfield (Pikeside) subdivision for almost two years. Have experienced numerous defects in home: present ones include: sidwalk turning green from mold/mildew and crumbling--serious lot grading/drainage problem and seepage through foundation into crawlspace and subsidence along foundation from poor drainage and backfill practice(code violation); heat pump units were installed below final lot grade; missing drain pan for water heater; holes all over lawn, after employee dug large rocks out, left like this; living room ceiling has been repaired several times since settlement (leak from upstairs whirlpool tub occurred shortly before and was "wet" patch just prior to settlement), big patch looks hideous, now we're being told it will never match rest of ceiling and it seems, our problem!
Their employee recently stated to us that they have had serious problems with a lot of angry residents here due to "growing pains" and unable to meet commitments. Wife was threatened by "ex" customer service manager as she was passing petition around (signed by seventeen out of twenty seven homeowners in December 2003).
Driveway contractor did very poor work, ours was crumbling apart within weeks of being paved. Threatened with physical violence for reporting them to state, has been repaved by another contractor since--others have driveways with "standing pools" and crumbling sides.
Builder was issued Notices of Violations by WV DEP for operating huge open dump of construction waste behind subdivision and at another (Mountain Crest).
Wish the state agencies would take it seriously but distance from capitol, power and money rule.
norbert bolda
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posted 16 August 2005 20:25 CET
we bought a centex home in 3/2005 and it has been a living nightmare. we stayed without a/c for months and had so many issues no one would listen. the warranty manager decided what my wife needed was a big hug to make her day better . He was not fired or repramanded for the incident even after she reported it to his superiors. we are still not finished with the warranty now because the warranty manager does not have time to write up work orders if i want anything done go to the web site and put in a warranty request. no body does anything to help us. all we here is "by our standards it meets our work standards". their standards are not much a 2 year old could do better.
any suggestion?
Brady Cooper
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posted 16 August 2005 16:49 CET
My house has multiple leaks. I have had to deal with mold. One of my kids is allergic to it. I had a total of 9 leaks and now have 6. My builder has worked on the problem for over two years and recently gave up. I asked them to buy it back and they were willing to offer what I paid for it plus what I spent on permanent fixtures like a fence. Home values in florida have sky rocketed. My house would be worth double what I paid for it. My builder thinks it is unreasonable for me to profit from the sale of my home. Why?? I could in any other circumstance. I'll tell you why because they intend to profit from it if I sold it back to them. Not only do did they build me a substandard house they now want to stab me in the back.
Jessica Aponte
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posted 15 August 2005 16:00 CET
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posted 13 August 2005 21:43 CET
people who have had homes built in west virginia also need to file complaints with the ftc!
i already have!
didtheytest
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posted 13 August 2005 21:25 CET
developers are supposed to perform a toxic soils survey (in the Panhandle counties nearest Washington DC, fruit orchards are big business (and used to be far bigger). With the DC region development explosion now reaching out to eastern WV, a lot of developments are being built on former agricultural land and orchards--hence contaminated soils. In March 2004, County Planning was quoted as urging homeowners should have their lawns tested for toxins, as developers were not filing certifications (as supposedly required under state and federal law) for the previous 5 or so years!!! State DEP investigator gave informative presentation at this meeting, as developers are supposed to remove 6 or inches of the top level of soils and dispose of them as toxic waste. If they didn't, and you were past settlement on your house, it is a "buyers beware" situation!!!! Many of the local officials on this planning commission were conveniently absent for this presentation, reported in the local newspaper
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posted 13 August 2005 09:40 CET
Crestfield was never an orchard. It was a farm used for beef cattle. You have been told this over and over, including at the last home owners meeting. There are many orchards in the Berkeley and Jefferson Counties , but this was not one of them. You could have had your soil tested, a home inspection done before you ever settled on your house.
TEL LIES
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posted 13 August 2005 07:44 CET
BEFORE BUILDING OUR HOME IN WEST VIRGINIA WE ASKED A GUY NAMED ERIC ABOUT WHAT WAS HERE ON THE PROPERTY (HE REPLIED A PASTURE)
NOW COME TO FIND IT IS WAS ONCE AN ORCHARD WHICH MEANS PESTICIDES AND ARSENIC ARE IN THE GROUNDS ! BERKLEY COUNTY SAID YES BERKLEY COUNTY IS LOADED WITH ARSENIC IT IS HIGHLY CONTAMINATED HERE IN WEST VIRGINIA!
BUYER BEWARE ABOUT TEL BUILDERS AND WEST VIRGINIA!
I WOULD NOT BUY ANYTHING IN THIS STATE! DO NOT BUY FROM TEL!
BEWARE
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posted 12 August 2005 14:53 CET
TEL BUILDERS IN WEST VIRGINIA ARE PRESENTLY IN COURT!
Centex Homeowner
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posted 11 August 2005 13:26 CET
We just bought a Centex here in Albuquerque two months ago. When we moved in we reported the dying trees out front and a plant that needs replaced, as it looks diseased.

Of course Centex doesn't see a need for the plants to be replaced and refuse to do so. Our landscape looks diseased and dying. I feel ashamed to live here.

Centex wined and dined us to get us to buy and to get a "10" rating on their review from us. How we've been treated by them now I would give them a "O".

Hopefully people will read the blogs and realize, like we did too late, that they are a kiss-a## operation.
Pamela Ford
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posted 11 August 2005 00:44 CET
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