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Old 01-24-2008, 10:23 AM   #1
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My problem is: I had a new home built by a prominent contractor about two years ago. Shortly after I moved into the new home, I noticed that the floor had a bit of a spring to it in one place. I asked the contractor to please evaluate the situation and his response was "Give it a year to settle and if it does not correct itself, he would fix it".

I waited the year and began to notice cracks in the drywall on the front side of the home. Then I found out that the foundation is sinking. It has sunk down about one and a half inch. The contractor is trying to blame everyone else for the problem and is very slow to act. The contractor won't return calls and I don't know what to do.

Should I contact a lawyer or what - Any suggestions??

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Old 01-24-2008, 10:38 AM   #2
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Get yourself a lawyer, you will be glad you did. He, or she, will be able to get all this sorted out and get the ball rolling.

"Lawyer up"...

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Old 01-24-2008, 03:01 PM   #3
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Send a certified letter stating the problems as proof that the contractor has been notified.

How long is the warranty on the work?
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