Many California homeowners will enter signed agreements with contractors this summer. Most will carefully review applicable construction law ahead of time to avoid trouble down the line. However, even if a particular party signing an agreement has done the research, any number of things can still go wrong to cause completion delays or legal disputes.
A few weeks back, we began discussing how those who decide to undertake a dream construction project -- extensive home renovations, building an entirely new home, etc. -- can rapidly see it turn into a nightmare thanks to construction defects.
When the decision is made to undertake extensive home renovations or build a new home, it can prove to be something of an emotionally draining experience for the individuals financing these major residential construction projects.
In a prior post we began laying out a list of the basic steps that may be taken in the case of a construction defect in California. The simple idea of living in a safe residence can become complicated when there are structural problems or other construction concerns.
In the past on this blog, we have discussed the legal matter of construction defects in California. A defect can impact the usability and safety of commercial and residential properties. They are a matter of safety but also a matter of business and construction law.
It is an exciting milestone for anyone in California: moving into a new home. Maybe it is your first house. Maybe it is your forever home in which you envision growing as a family. A lot of emotion and dreaming can go into a home.