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Willis

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House builders 2 Year Warranty
« on: August 03, 2021, 07:02:37 pm »
When buying a second hand new build under 2 years old, does the warranty pass to the new owner or does it ‘die’ when the first owner sells?


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Re: House builders 2 Year Warranty
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2021, 01:40:46 pm »
The warranty is for the property not the first owner, so any remaining warranty is passed on.
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Re: House builders 2 Year Warranty
« Reply #2 on: September 21, 2021, 10:03:43 am »
It's the same case with any vehicle you purchase. The warranty that is valid for the vehicle does not depend on the owner. That is a good thing, because there are for example KIAs that have 7 year warranties, so whoever next buys it still has a valid warranty. It's a good idea to check these kind of conditions  ;)

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Re: House builders 2 Year Warranty
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2021, 09:33:58 am »
I would add that the plc housebuilders are even less inclined to fix defects on homes within the 2-year period if the house is let or has been sold to a new owner. 

Car industry has got it right. Pity housebuilding is so indifferent to its own customers!
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