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June 2017 Archives

Building defects can destroy the joy of a real estate purchase

Buying property should be an exciting and satisfying experience for Illinois residents. Sadly, not all purchases turn out to be that way due to the discovery of defects in the structure. Building defects are supposed to be disclosed by the seller, but that does not always happen.

What Homeowners Can Do Following Construction Defects

Even homeowners who spend extensive amounts of time and money planning the perfect home can be affected by construction defects. In many cases, the homeowners are unaware that any defects exist until a significant amount of time has passed, which makes it difficult to hold contractors responsible.