Below is an overview of the key stages in the buying process for new build homes together with tips and suggestions on how to get the best out of the process and avoid some common pitfalls and risks.
If you encounter any problems with the buying process or with getting defective workmanship put right and you would like advice on your options for resolving matters, please do not hesitate to contact us.
VISITING SHOW HOMES AND SALES OFFICES
Keep records of properties you are interested in:
Read and understand the small print carefully before signing:
SALE CONTRACT STAGE
THIS STAGE IS CRITICAL
NOTICE TO COMPLETE
If you exchanged contracts before the property was fully built, completion usually takes place a few days after the builder serves a "notice to complete" on your conveyancer:
As soon as possible after moving in:
SNAGGING AND DEFECTS RECTIFICATION
If you find significant construction defects, obtaining a defects survey report on your new home should be a priority:
Your builder should deal with defects in a reasonable manner, within a reasonable time and to a reasonable standard. If they do not, or if you have more serious defects and are concerned to ensure these are dealt with properly, your options may include:
We specialise in advising buyers on seeking redress in relation to the full range of issues that you may encounter with your new build home. If you are having problems and would like to discuss your options, please do not hesitate to contact us.
T: 01904 799400
M: 07711 893943
A: Wingrove House, Beech Avenue, Holgate, York, YO24 4JJ