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    Wainhomes = onerous fee generating covenants

    Wainhomes are still selling houses as leasehold however they will give 'freehold' included if demanded at reservation. However the 'freehold' is fleecehold. (Fleecehold is defined as any property purported as freehold but contains toxic covenant generating fees. The aim is to fleece...
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    Elan homes Cheshire

    Has anyone else had major snagging issues with Elan?
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    Bloor Homes - Southam Grange

    I have placed a hold on our new build property over at the Bloor Homes Southam Grange development. I have read many horror stories here and it does have me concerned that I may miss something and end up paying for it! (Whether it be a snag or lost opportunity for price negotiation). At this...
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    Bloor Homes - Southam Grange

    I have placed a hold on our new build property over at the Bloor Homes Southam Grange development. I have read many horror stories here and it does have me concerned that I may miss something and end up paying for it! (Whether it be a snag or lost opportunity for price negotiation). At this...
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    Anyone heard of prefabricated homes?

    https://demo-account.onlinesurveys.a...s-dissertation Hi everyone! I am a final year university student, undertaking a dissertation survey. I would be very grateful if you could fill in the survey - only takes 5 minutes! - and share it as much as possible! The survey is on house...
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    Please help!!

    https://demo-account.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/sarahlewis-dissertation Hi everyone! I am a final year university student, undertaking a dissertation survey. I would be very grateful if you could fill in the survey - only takes 5 minutes! - and share it as much as possible! The survey is...
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    Are you a Bovis homeowner awaiting compensation?

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/feb/20/are-you-a-bovis-home-owner-awaiting-compensation Bovis Homes is being forced to pay up to £7m to compensate angry homeowners dissatisfied with the quality of some of their newly built properties. Bovis to pay £7m to compensate customers for...
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    Bovis to pay £7m to compensate customers for poorly built homes

    https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/feb/20/are-you-a-bovis-home-owner-awaiting-compensation https://www.theguardian.com/business/2017/feb/20/are-you-a-bovis-home-owner-awaiting-compensation Bovis Homes is to pay £7m to repair poorly built new homes sold to customers, raising fresh...
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    NHBC inspection

    My son has a mould and damp problem with a David Wilson Homes flat (as do sixteen others) and as they have refused to meet and are now ignoring letters, it will go the whole 9 yards. My questions are really to do with quality control and inspection. I assume that stage inspections are...
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    Popularity?

    My partner and I are really keen to purchase a Barratt home in a new development they're building near us. In order to get onto the waiting list, we need to have had an offer accepted on our property, so it's going on the market next week. Our issue is this - we have no idea how long the...
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    David Wilson Homes South West

    Just to let you know Carl Haley MD of David Wilson Homes Bristol has left the building and will not return. Whether he voted with his feet or received the DCM we don't know at this stage. If you have complaint letters waiting reply they may be slower than normal. Normal being very, very, very...
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    Nicholas King Homes

    Hi fellow snagging.org members - do any of you have any prior experience with a building company called Nicholas King Homes? Any information gratefully received.
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    Bad Persimmon Homes Customer Care Service

    Persimmon Homes Customer Service is really bad. I feel that I have to battle with them in order to get things done. The customer service management team is very elegant and they are not very helpful, especially Mr Roger Nicholas (the head of customer care). The employees from Persimmon told me...
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    New Persimmon Home in Ingleby Barwick

    Hi all, It is really scary to read all the comments/reviews about Persimmon homes, but they still seem to be building homes left, right & centre and people are buying them like hot cakes. I mean take the location which I am interested in for instance, Ingleby Barwick, Stockton-on-Tees ...
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    Sign the Petition to Government for a New Homes Ombudsman

    Please: Sign my Petition to the UK Government for the Implementation of the TEN recommendations of the APPG Inquiry Report Into the Quality of New Homes. In particular, as a minimum, the reports "Key Recommendation" for the DCLG to set up a New Homes Ombudsman...
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    Sign Petition for New Homes Ombudsman

    Please: Sign my Petition to the UK Government for the Implementation of the TEN recommendations of the APPG Inquiry Report Into the Quality of New Homes. In particular, as a minimum, the reports "Key Recommendation" for the DCLG to set up a New Homes Ombudsman...
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    Persimmon homes within Greater London

    Hi all, I'm glad I've come across this site about the snagging issues everyone is facing before myself and my gf made commitments to a potential new build. But I only read about issues or reviews that's outside of Greater London. Any chance that anyone here bought a place within greater...
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    9 Months after Moving-in the Garden is Still not Turfed or Levelled - Abbey New Homes

    In Dec 15 I purchased a 4 bedroom detached house from Abbey New Homes. Included in the sale was a landscaped rear-garden (graded, levelled and turfed). Before we were exchanged we were told this work would take place two-weeks before we moved in. There is a large earth bank at the rear of...
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    Morris Homes snagging problms

    We moved into a Morris Homes (MH) house a year ago. Up to January this year they have been excellent and been prompt to respond to us. We have a list of outstanding snags, all pretty minor. They now seem to be finding it impossible to get back to us and arrange a visit. This is despite...
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    Recommendation of a Lawyer / Solicitor - Persimmon Homes

    I am at my wits end with Persimmon Homes - in brief my house does not adhere to building standards, after 3 meetings and countless letters and promises the developer is not delivering on their word or doing anything to rectify the situation. Can I please have recommendations regarding a...
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