While many people like to believe that everyone is nice and good hearted in the world, the belief is very far from the truth, in fact, the housing market is a place where many home buyers often get ripped of by the builder or the sellers, and do not find out about the problems until well after the purchase has been made and money has changed hands. When something like this happens, it is important to contact a construction attorney so the the homeowner can be informed about their rights as a homeowner and they can also talk to the construction attorney about collecting money from the previous sellers due to their negligence. A construction attorney is usually trained specifically in the field of construction law and will know all the ins and outs of getting treated fairly when homeowners have been ripped off.
Construction lawyers also help people building homes deal with all of the business aspects that can be involved. For example, some of the things that a construction attorney can deal with include building contracts, builders’ and construction liens, and construction claims.
Construction claims can be made by all members of the construction industry, including the architects, financial institutions like banks, engineers, and land developers. Any time any one of these parties behaves in an unfair and unethical manor, a construction attorney can be used to press charges. For example, if an architect assured a land developer that all of the homes he designed would be safe and up to standard, and this turned out to not be the case, a construction attorney would be used to press charge on the architect for misrepresenting information. Similarly, a construction attorney would be useful if there turns out to be a question about an easement or land boundary, or an unexpected limitation on property use.