In Nevada, construction contracts and change orders typically require clear communication and mutual agreement between the parties involved. If the contractor sent a notice of intent and you did not sign a change order form or agree to new charges, it raises questions about the validity of the...View More
Also didn’t sign it, tons of work wasn’t completed nor happy with. I paid majority but the extra fees they are trying to add on never happened nor was I advised until day we met in person. Never signed a change order like I did previously.
In Nevada, the situation where a construction company adds fees to a final invoice without providing a change order, agreement, or obtaining your signature raises concerns regarding the legitimacy of those additional charges. If significant work remains incomplete and you are dissatisfied with the...View More
After many weeks of nothing being fixed, I decided to "video tape" the next time they came with another "third party manager". Under NRS 200, I am in all my right to have cameras inside my house, but I also gave them the disclaimer before entering the house. Two days later,... View More
The situation you described suggests a potential breach of warranty or contractual obligations on the part of D.R. Horton. If they are unwilling to address the warranty issues you've pointed out, and if their response to your attempts to document the issues is to refuse service, you may indeed...View More
She had a caretaker/security person living on the property and was aware of the tools being on the property. I do have a copy of the police report in my possession. Who is financially responsible, other than the thief, for the stolen tools? I live in Nevada. We did not have a signed working... View More
The landscaping company was hired to install irrigation lines and set pavers in the front yard. The crew was congregated next to our brand new 2020 4Runner with digging equipment. Discovered two scratches in the passenger side door this morning on our way to work. I want to support our local... View More
A Nevada attorney could advise best, but your post remains open for two weeks. Until you are able to arrange a meaningful consult with a local attorney, some things to keep in mind is that jurors could ask for proof that the business caused the scratches claimed, and whether it could be possible...View More
Home owners insurance company stated that it is not an emergency to have no running hot water for five days and a two year old in the house. That because it's a plumbing issue even though in they're policy it states otherwise.
I'm sorry for your ordeal with a baby in the house. You could review the policy with a Nevada attorney, but if it is similar to most homeowner policies, the circumstances you describe might not be covered. Every policy is different and without seeing your policy, it's difficult to guess...View More
I know that the the company has a standard contract that they will not change. I also know that the builder has a very good consumer affairs rating. The state where I currently live requires an attorney for real estate deals, but Nevada does not. I do not know if it will change anything to have an... View More
If you feel confident in putting your entire trust and faith in the person on the other side of the deal, that then becomes a personal decision on your part. Also, is the builder being represented by an attorney?
More information is needed to answer. Talk to a local construction or real estate lawyer.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it...View More
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