New Homes Ready for Purchase

Buying a Home: An Introduction

As you know, buying a home, whether it’s your first or your tenth, can be a very stressful experience. The buying process will arouse emotions that you didn’t even know you had. Are you looking for a new home because you are relocating to a new city, or are you moving to get into a new neighborhood? Do you view a home purchase as a form of investment, or just a home? Do you think bigger homes are better investments?

California Contractors

Important Notice for California Contractors

Is your company licensed? Did you know that contractors are required to be licensed and bonded in California? Perhaps you do know thatcontractors are required to be licensed, but you may not be aware of who, exactly, is considered a contractor under the law. For example, it might surprise you to learn that in California, not only are general…

Lien Against Home

Home buyers need warranty protection

What do hair stylists and fingernail “technicians” have in common? They have to perform at least 600 hours of training before they can obtain a license. Then, if they are negligent, they are liable to their customers for any harm they cause.

What do contractors and bureaucrats have in common? Neither has to obtain a license or undergo any training before they begin work, and neither can be held liable for negligence unless they injure someone.

Dave In House

Dave von Beck and Clients featured in TV News Story on Suing Home Inspectors

Choosing the Wrong Home Inspector Could Cost You SEATTLE — For Sale: Recently remodeled home on a quiet street in Magnolia. Attractive concrete siding leaks water. Extensive dry rot around the windows. Want to spend thousands of dollars on repairs? Then look no further. Unfortunately for David and Susan Hayes, they got stuck with that…

Sandy Testifies

Sandy Levy Testifies at Senate Hearings on Construction Defect Laws

New Houses of Horrors: Senate Panel Considers Owners’ ‘Bill of Rights’ OLYMPIA – Rotted, buckled siding. Sodden floors. Sagging roofs. Filled-in wetlands. A house built in the wrong place. It was a parade of horror stories Tuesday in a darkened Senate hearing room, as one homeowner after another described major building flaws they’d discovered after…