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Bri

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Defects devaluing house.
« on: December 12, 2019, 04:26:38 pm »
When the time comes to sell my home I believe it will be devalued due to the structural faults that have occurred.
The whole roof replaced twice, render cracked everywhere that now can't be repaired until April 2020 due to the weather. This will be 2 years past the deadline date set by LABC.
Who will want to buy my house when they learn of these faults?

My house is half painted the wrong colour, very bad render crack repairs that stand right out. I can't remortgage adding my partner because Bloor's solicitor wants a fee of £240 to issue a standard certificate to say I can add my partner to the deeds.

Bloor won't wave this restriction, even though they have done so on another development.
My remortgage offer has expired. If I try to apply on my own any valuer coming out will look at my house and think wtf is going on here.
After nearly 3 years of inconvenience and loss of quality of life living in this house, they won't even wave this restriction as a gesture of goodwill.

They should be paying me compensation for ruining the quality of our life.


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Re: Defects devaluing house.
« Reply #1 on: December 13, 2019, 01:26:32 pm »
Indeed they should buy they won't.

Please write to your MP now the election and Brexit is out of the way and insist the statutory New Homes Ombudsman I have campaigned for over the last 5 years is created as a government priority, to help new homebuyers like you.
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Re: Defects devaluing house.
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2019, 06:36:13 pm »
We have a new MP, the last one I complained too has retired, very convenient. I will complain and demand a new home ombudsman.

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Re: Defects devaluing house.
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2020, 03:27:57 pm »
Scaffold been up since 6 July. No work for last 5 -6 weeks.
Blockwork all cracked behind render, DPC fitted halfway up house, expansions joints incorrect and breached by DPC and sandstone edging.
Recommended to have DPC removed, expansion joints corrected, helibars fitted to strengthen blocks, rendered over where it's been cut out and house painted.
Sick as a chip.
What's to say there's not more DPC behind the render.

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Re: Defects devaluing house.
« Reply #4 on: September 21, 2020, 10:51:37 am »
At least the recommendations are a step in the right direction.
The longer the scaffold is up, the larger the compensation cheque?
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Re: Defects devaluing house.
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2020, 09:45:35 pm »
This is the 4th time scaffold has been up. In total it`s nearly 15 months.
All the render is being removed from the house.
Helibars need fitting
A DPC that has been fitted 3/4 up the house needs removing.
Expansion joints are not correct and need fixing.
Expansion joint is 20mm plus wide.
The vertical mortar joints are 40mm in lots of places.
The mortar is crumbling. I can rub it away with my finger.
It is a Yellow colour like sand.