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Shoddy building work on a new-build house – what can be done?

News and ViewsNewsShoddy building work on a new-build house – what can be done?
Simon Painter

Simon Painter

Partner

Buyers who have moved into a new-build house bought off-plan and are unsatisfied with the quality of the building work, is any recourse available? Our partner Simon Painter responds to a reader of The Sunday Times, that the clauses in the contract should be reviewed and that buyers are protected by a new-build warranty that is usually covered by the National House Building Council (NHBC). Buyers in this situation are advised to consult a conveyancing solicitor to assist with reviewing the warranty.

The full article is available in The Sunday Times.

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