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Fairness For Fairhaven NOW Press Releases
Thursday, 19 January 2012
Fairness for Fairhaven NOW Press Releases
Homeowners Want Pulte to Buy Back Defective Houses

Fairness for Fairhaven NOW 

For Immediate Release                       Contact: Bruce Touve
January 17, 2012 

City Officials Slow To Respond to Fairhaven Homeowners Concerns

          Schertz – Fairness for Fairhaven NOW families will attend the Schertz City Council meeting again tonight to express their disappointment for the slow response by the city to home construction defects caused by Pulte Homes.

Location:  Schertz City Council
1400 Schertz Parkway, Building 4
Time and Date:  Tuesday, January 17, 6:00 PM

In previous meetings with city staff and Mayor Hal Baldwin homeowners have regularly addressed the city council requesting the names of the engineers involved in the Fairhaven development, including retaining walls as well as copies of the phase 1 development study, and engineered foundation designs.  Thus far the city has not provided the information.

This past Saturday sixty homeowners participated in a mass mailing of buy back letters to Pulte Homes.  Fifty copies of the letters were also sent to federal, state and local elected officials, including Mayor Baldwin asking for assistance

Due to Pulte’s non-responsiveness, homeowners will increase their efforts this Saturday January 21 by protesting at Pulte Homes Subdivisions in the area.

Frustrated with Pulte Homes lack of response to foundation failures, construction issues and expansive movement in retaining walls residents say the associated stigma is affecting home values and the ability to sell homes in the community.

Contact number: (830) 608-1438


Fairness for Fairhaven NOW

For Immediate Release                          Contact: Bruce Touve January 14, 2012

 Press Conference
 Fairhaven Homeowners Mail Pulte
Buy-Back Letters

Location:   U. S. Post Office1081
                   Elbel Road Schertz , TX   78154
Time and Date:  Saturday, January 14, 10:30 AM

          Schertz – Fairness for Fairhaven NOW will hold a press conference prior to mailing buy back letters to Pulte Homes, Saturday morning.  Fifty copies of the letters will be sent to federal, state and local agencies as well as elected officials, asking for their help.

Frustrated with Pulte Homes lack of response to foundation failures, construction issues and movement of retaining walls residents say the associated stigma is affecting the ability to sell homes in the community.

Some families will make their home available to the press following the press conference and mailing their letters.

Contact number: (830) 608-1438 

Fairness for Fairhaven NOW

For Immediate Release                                 Contact : Bruce Touve 
January 2, 2011

Fairhaven Homeowners Meet to
DiscussPulte Buy Back Plans

Location:  5213 Brookline Cibolo , TX   78108
Time and Date:  Monday, January 2,  7 PM

          Cibolo – Frustrated with Pulte Homes about major problems that include cracks in foundations; cracked walls, ceilings and floors; sticking doors and windows; homeowners will meet to finalize Buy Back letter writing plans.

Over the past several weeks homeowners have expressed concerns about large retaining walls throughout their community that show signs of movement, as they recall the collapse of the infamous wall nearly two years ago, built by Pulte-Centex in the River Mist Subdivision. 

Contact number: (830) 608-1438


Fairness for Fairhaven NOW

For Immediate Release                        Contact : Bruce Touve 
December 19, 2011  

 Fairhaven Homeowners Meet With Representative
Kuempel to Discuss Pulte Homes Defects

Location:  5213 Brookline Cibolo, TX 78108
Time and Date: Monday, December 19, 6:30 PM
Cibolo , Texas - Representative John Kuempel has agreed to meet with Fairhaven homeowners to discuss their concerns with Pulte Homes. 

For months now, homeowners in the development have described their frustrations in dealing with Pulte about ongoing major problems --  including cracks in foundations; tilting foundations; cracked walls, ceilings and floors; sticking doors and windows; all indicating foundation movement and failures.

Some homeowners have expressed concerns about large retaining walls throughout their community which show signs of movement, as they recall the collapse of the infamous wall nearly two years ago, built by Pulte-Centex in the River Mist Subdivision. 

Contact number : (830) 608-1438 

Fairhaven Homeowners To Meet with
Pulte Homes to Discuss Defects
Pulte NO SHOW!

Fairness for Fairhaven NOW

For Immediate Release                                      Contact: Bruce Touve 
    December 13, 2011                                               

Fairhaven Homeowners Meet with
Pulte Homes to Discuss Defects

Location: Schertz Council Chambers, Building 4 
                   1400 Schertz Parkway, in Schertz , TX

Time and Date: Tuesday December 13, 5:30 pm 

         Schertz Texas  After numerous appearances before Schertz City Council and a private meeting with Mayor Hal Baldwin last Friday, Fairhaven homeowners will meet with Pulte Homes to promote a dialogue between the two groups to buy back houses.

For months homeowners in the Fairhaven development have described their concerns with ongoing major problems regarding horizontal cracks developing in a significant number of foundations which appear to extend through the entire slab.  Others describe tilting foundations, cracked walls, ceilings and floors, sticking doors and windows, indicating major foundation movement and failures.

Some homeowners have expressed concerns and point to the use of large retaining walls throughout their community by the developer which show signs of movement; as they recall the collapse of the infamous wall nearly two years ago, built by Pulte-Centex in the River Mist Subdivision.

Contact number : (830) 608-1438




Fairness for Fairhaven NOW



      For Immediate Release                                   Contact: Bruce Touve


         January 20, 2012


Fairness For Fairhaven NOW Picketing Pulte Kramer Farm




Location:  Corner of

Kramer Parkway
Schertz Parkway


                  Schertz, TX   78154


Time and Date: Saturday, January 21, 1:00 to 3:00 PM




             Schertz – Due to Pulte Homes' lack of concern for Fairhaven homeowners with broken foundations and faulty construction, residents will picket Pulte's Kramer Farm subdivision on Saturday, January 21st, just off

Schertz Parkway
.    Picketers will stage a protest at the entrance to Kramer Farm and will be available to answer questions of passing motorists and the press.


Homeowner’s submitted letters to Pulte Homes requesting buy back of their homes in the Fairhaven subdivision, but have received no response from Pulte.  Mayor Baldwin and the Scherz City Council support actions taken by Fairness For Fairhaven NOW in seeking redress for extensive faulty foundations and subsequent diminished home values.  




Contact number: (830) 608-1438










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