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    New Build Plumbing Problems - My Rights??

    This is my first post - and I really need some advice! We moved into a new build house in a small estate of 8 new build houses in April (6 months ago), our first home as owners! Ever since we have been in we have had an array of plumbing problems including: 1. Leaky Bath 2. Leaky...
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    Taylor wimpey - my perfect new house

    I thought I would give a review on my recent taylor wimpey experience. People only really post things online when they have something bad to say - so thought I would give some good feedback for people who are thinking of buying from taylor wimpey. First of all, my house was built ahead of...
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    Encouraged to lie to solicitor re: unfinished garage

    Our home builder told us our house would be ready by end of Sept. Our mortgage (another problem due IFA) runs out on 9 October. We must leave our rental property by 10 October. This is the situation - we can't do anything about either of those dates (tenants moving in straight after us and 9...
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    New Build Negotiation Help!

    Hi All! My partner and I are first time buyers and have decided to go for a new build with Ward Homes (Barretts). The plot we have opted for is in the 2nd phase and phase 1 is yet to be completed. Some advice if possible please....? Firstly we have been informed that although the house we...
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    How important is snagging clause? What does NHBC cover?

    Hello, We are First time buyers, and currently going through the exciting yet scary process of buying our first home. I have read much about snagging nightmares and benefits of professional snagging companies. We fully intend to employ a professional snagger, we felt the peace of mind...
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    First time buyers buying a 'Charles Church' Persimmon Home, should we back out?

    Hi all, Myself and my partner are about to purchase our first home, as there is a lack of new build properties in our area we've decided to move further a field to a nice development by Charles Church, otherwise known as Persimmon homes on a development called The Coppice in Billinge, Wigan...
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    New Homes Research Project

    Hello, we're an independent market research company called Leftfield, and we are currently trying to organise a discussion group in London for people who have bought a new build home in the past five years. If anyone would be interested in taking part, or if you know anyone who might be, please...
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    New Homes Research Project

    Hello, we're an independent market research company called Leftfield, and we are currently trying to organise a discussion group in London for people who have bought a new build home in the past five years. If anyone would be interested in taking part, or if you know anyone who might be, please...
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    Kendrick Homes / Kendrick Construction

    Hi Guys - new here so go easy ;) Curious to know if anybody has had any dealings or has bought a property from this developer who is based in the West Midlands. We bought a property from them in August this year on a small developement and using the snagging list from here found a few...
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    Probelms with Bryant Homes

    If you are having problems with your Bryant Home and cannot get anywhere and want to take legal action - contact mybryanthomeiscrap.co.uk - the chap their has a solicitor who will act for FREE if they can get more than 20 + complainants
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    Leaks - Complaints Procedure = Non Existent

    Purchased a house at St Crispins, Northampton - 4 leaks - actually don't know anyone on the estate who hasn't. One in February caused damage to house but also to my clothing and business as work from home. For 6 weeks could not use kitchen, fridge left in middle of room, painting etc. diabolical...
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