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HelloThis is Samuel and I will discuss this and provide you information in this regard.I suggest you need to talk to your builder and ask them to provide you with the cost per sq ft to do the construction. Then you will want to deduct that amount by the loss of the 44 sq ft that the foundation was short. And if the entire house is short, you will consider that cost per sq ft for the total shortage.
Well, it is best to get the cost per sq ft. And you could call in another builder to get an appraisal. But your contract should state the price per sq ft.You can call the lender for the cos per sq ft. The lender should have all that information. I fully understand your situation. But you need to come up with the cost per sq ft if you are going to begin negotiations with your builder.
There really is no way without knowing what the price per sq ft was under contract.
The contract between you and the builder. The lender always requires a copy of the contract.
I wish there was an easier way for you to begin to negotiate. Of course you can pull a number out of thin air say $5000 and start there. But that is your decision. Either you get the amount per sq ft or you just tell them you want whatever amount you feel will make you whole again.