A builder can be used for home remodeling, home improvement projects, gut rehabs and new construction. The best way to get a good builder is to get referrals from people the builder has worked with before, friends or other people you trust. Learn more about hiring a builder and what recourse you can take if the job doesn’t go smoothly.
A homeowner would like a guarantee that ranch-style homes would be built adjoining his property in exchange for granting a temporary easement to the developer. Talk to a real estate attorney before you negotiate with the developer. Bring all of the information relating to your property and to the neighbor's property to the meeting, including pictures of your home and the neighbor's lot. Be prepared to talk honestly with your attorney about your wishes and where you might be willing to compromise.
Often new construction companies and builders partner with a lender. The only way to figure out if they are offering the best deal is to shop around to other lenders. Do your homework and research what the best lenders in your area are offering. Then, you can go to the builder's lender and negotiate the best deal possible.
A home buyer bought a home from a builder she hadn't heard of and found many problems. The builder is now avoiding the buyer's calls to request repairs. The warranty has now expired for the builder to repair problems, and the buyer wonders if she has any recourse.