09 May '13, 3am

Developers taking longer than 1 year to rectify defects. What will you do?

most times most developers will note all your defects and inform the contractor / subcontractor to rectify. my feel is that developers will try to act in buyer's interest to maintain their reputation. cos the defects arise from the contractor's work and are their duty to make good (within their contract). problem is that the contractor may not agree with the defect list, may be dun have the materials anymore if small project, may not be bothered, or ... maybe not even around anymore to account to the developer. strictly speaking no point wasting time going round and round... 1. prioritise the must-dos from the rest. 2. write off the not important ones. 3. let your lawyer settle - do your own rectifications and claim against the 5% held by lawyer before csc. be prepared to pay additional legal fees though, if any. after csc, it's tough... 4. look at the bright side... got i...

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