How Do I Determine A Fair Building Trade?

Q: What are my options when a builder has to make repairs to framing after tearing up drywall on a brand new house? Many missteps were done in the building of house and builder has only offered sodding the backyard. How can I determine the proper trade? 
–Adam, San Antonio, TX

A: The builder should make all necessary repairs in order to bring the house to the condition promised in the contract. If the house is under warranty, you might consider making a claim with the warranty company. Ask them to determine the proper remedy. If you still aren’t satisfied, speak with an attorney.

Phil Lunnon is a Realtor® with Lunnon Realty in Lakewood, CO.

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