It's not uncommon for new home purchasers to complain of mold, leaks in the roof, cracks in the walls, malfunctioning windows and more. A lot of new construction homes have these kinds of problems. When the new home purchasers and the builders cannot come to a workable agreement, these situations may lead to litigation.
If you are buying a new condo, you may be captivated by the new modern amenities and design; but don't forget to be realistic when it comes to inspecting the residence for construction defects before signing on the dotted line. It is easy to be so focused on the fancy features that poor construction is only noticed after you move in.
Hurricanes and tropical storms are becoming more frequent and more destructive. You might expect that after surviving Andrew and Irma, Florida would be more prepared than ever to handle a natural disaster. However, recent amendments to Florida's building codes have actually left the state in a more vulnerable position than before.