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NEWS ANALYSIS: Attorney warns that based on recent ruling, N.C. homeowners unlikely to get money (access required)


A recent, and murky, N.C. Court of Appeals decision that appears to limit 10-year construction warranties to six years has been invoked by a homebuilder’s attorney, who nonetheless has said his client will make the necessary repairs. The key to this little paradox involving a seven-year-old house in Monroe is, apparently, understanding the difference between two legal phrases.

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