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Organizing your community to bring public attention to builder’s bad deeds and seeking assistance from local, state and federal elected officials has proven to be more effective and much quicker for thousands of families. You do have choices and alternatives.  Janet Ahmad

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WOMAN SAYS TOWNHOUSE IS A LEMON
Thursday, 16 June 2005
WHEN TREMONT TOWER SUED HER, SHE SAYS SHE OFFERED TO TAKE THE LEMONS DOWN. BUT THEY TOOK HER TO COURT FOR VIOLATIONG HER HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION AGREEMENT. TODAY A JUDGE SAID IF SHE KEEPS THE LEMONS AWAY, SHE DOESN'T OWE THEM A DIME. BUT UNLIKE LEMON LAWS THAT PROTECT CAR BUYERS, EXPERTS SAY CONDO OWNERS ARE LEGALLY LEFT IN THE LURCH.
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Thursday, 16 June 2005

 Lemons, a Sweet Victory for Homeowner 
June 15, 2005 

It was a sweet twist of lemon for the 27-year-old Heather Michelson who was smiling after she and the Builder/Homeowners Assoc. signed an agreement in Judge Block's Courtroom.  "I am very happy," said Michelson.  Supporters and legislative representatives showed up for a HomeOwners for Better Building press conference at the Harris Country Courthouse where Heather Michelson representing herself was victorious. "The builder agreed to wave all attorney fees and court cost if I agreed not to paint anymore lemons on the windows of my condo.  Now I can concentrate on the loss of my condo and the fraud that was involved when I bought it," said Michelson.

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Victory for Lemons & Homeowner
Thursday, 16 June 2005

Angry resident paints giant lemons on her condo's windows in protest
A homeowner has found an unusual way to speak out against her homebuilder...Heather Michelson headed to court over large yellow lemons painted on the window of her quarter million dollar Montrose condo. It was art -- and a statement. "The only voice I had," she said. "I put lemons up and I moved out." ... "I had bloody noses at night, nauseous, dementia," recalled Michelson. "I was fatigued. I'd sleep for 18 hours a day." The symptoms, she says, disappeared when she moved out... Janet Ahmad with Homeowners for Better Building explained, "Anyone can be a builder in Texas. But only in Texas are the home builders unregulated and the buyer is regulated."

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Heather Michelson discloses loan fraud by Tremont
Monday, 13 June 2005
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People Magazine - Homeowner fights back
Friday, 27 May 2005

 
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