RALEIGH – A case that lawyers say could result in limiting the protections provided by standard 10-year new-home warranties – and even longer warranties for homebuilding products – was argued before the N.C. Supreme Court last week. Lawyers in the ...Read More »
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RALEIGH – Willful and wanton negligence will be considered in an N.C. Supreme Court appeal that could affect the pocketbooks of homebuilders, construction product manufacturers and homebuyers – and the warranties that bind them. When lawyers in Christie v. Hartley ...
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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.Read More »
Homebuilders will likely not be affected by an N.C. Court of Appeals decision handed down this week that appears to limit all construction warranties to six years, even when the builder expressly provides a longer one, according to the top lawyer for the N.C. Home Builders Association.Read More »