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Step Back in History 1979 - Little has changed Homebuilder Build Defective Houses
Sunday, 28 March 2010

The Christian Science Monitor News Service 1979:
How to ensure a Home Builder Does Good Work
...
Improved protection for new-home buyers is almost sure to come.  One indicator is the strong new interest in housing problems shown by the Federal Trade Commission.  The watchdog agency's staff recently completed a major discussion paper on consumer housing problems...Elizabeth Dole warned that consumer patience with new home problems is 'rapidly running out" and that unless there is industry wide self-regulation, "You can brace yourself for full-scale, hard-hitting regulation from the government." 

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Boston Globe - Lemon Law Sought
Wednesday, 21 September 2005
'Lemon' law sought for home buyers 
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Quote of the Week
Friday, 08 April 2005
Jordan Fogal, commenting on what her builder, Tremont Homes has done to her family
I always wondered what we would do in our sixties... 
I never invisioned that we would have restraining orders against us 
... be homeless,  going to court, sued in AAA. and have to share a closet.
Welcome to the great state of Texas! 
The laws of Texas are against you...
 
Negative Web postings depict builders as unscrupulous businesspeople
Monday, 24 January 2005

Builder
The Magazine of the National Association of Home Builders
Parallel Universe

The worldview of Home Builders versus that of the people who post negative web sites about them is so different that some might wonder whether the two groups live on the same planet.
The negative Web postings depict builders as unscrupulous businesspeople who market shoddy, hastily built products and force people into binding arbitration agreements that forfeit the legal rights of home buyers.

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