Buying any house is a big decision that people do not make lightly. Unfortunately, even after all the inspections have been done and questions have been answered, there is still some information about a home that homeowners don't learn until months or years after it has been purchased.
Before signing the contract to add on a room, repair a roof or enlarge an interior space in your home, you probably checked the contractor's references and perhaps even checked out examples of their work. You may have even called your local Better Business Bureau to make sure the contract was on the up-and-up.
Readers of this blog may be familiar with the devastation sweeping through Louisiana in light of recent flooding. Families have been forced to leave their homes, which may be damaged beyond repair. According to reports, the flooding has displaced thousands, and at least six people have died as a result of the catastrophic situation.
From a young age, many of us are taught to talk through arguments in order to come to some common ground and find a solution. While that might work as kids or when it comes to fights with friends and family members, it's not exactly that easy when we as adults are engaged in a professional dispute.
Any construction project has the potential to become much more complicated and drawn out than a homeowner expects. This can be particularly true for people who are trying to complete a construction project without the permission of other parties when permission is required for work to commence.