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In the state of Georgia , I am a contractor , built a home

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In the state of Georgia , I am a contractor , built a home in 2006 , pass all state and city inspection building codes along with passing their bank inspections as well at the time,
and now the home has settling issues , with cracks in a few places. The owner thinks it's my fault. It was built under my Corporation, and I sign as president on the contract
The insurance does not settle with home settling issues
This month it will be six years. I've explain that all homes will settle , but I am willing to assist them with some repair for them but I am not response before the entire situation.
What kind of case do they have ? Or What can I do.
Thank you
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Real Estate Law
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 4 months ago.

In Georgia the homeowner had up to 8 years to file a construction defect claim. It is hard to say if they have a strong case without knowing the specifics of the settling issues. It may be cheaper to help them resolve the issues than to litigate but I would have them sign a release that your assistance is not an admission of guilt.

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Even if the city code inspectors sign off as everything was done in compliance of the state codes at the time, and should I hire a scriptural engineer to look at the home and give me and the customer a report. Will this help me or hurt me?
Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 4 months ago.

That certainly helps your case but inspections would not really address settlement issues. The engineering report's impact on yoir case would really depend on the results.

Expert:  Asad Rahman replied 4 months ago.

Let me know if you have additional questions otherwise a positive rating is appreciated.

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