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Old 11-10-2010, 02:20 PM
 
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I heard KB's big layouts that they offered couple of years ago are no longer offered
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Old 11-10-2010, 03:59 PM
 
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I never said that all tract builders or even KB are shoddy construction. Maybe someone else did, but I was merely pointing out that the fact that somethign has been inspected and meets code is nowhere near an indication of quality or that all houses that are inspected are of equivalent quality.

I can't even begin to tell you the number of things that are missed on inspections. Nearly all of them try very hard and take their jobs with the seriousness they deserve, but even the most conscientious inspectors can't see everything even if they had all day and they have only minutes to do their job at each site usually.

My specific "complaint" about Twin Lakes is that they started out with a certain vision that includes the size of homes and the style, including exterior detailing and now they apparently are deviating pretty significantly from that. I jog through Twin Lakes multiple times per week and while I fuly understand that various sub-neighborhoods within a larger development have different specs, it seems to me that in Twin Lakes, they are infilling on currently empty lots in the middle of homes built to a higher standard. Maybe that will have no effect at all? I kind of doubt it, but thats why I am asking the question of the realtors here.
Same thing happened to us in FL in a Centex home right when the market crashed. They were building houses no smaller than 2600sf and up to 3800. Then things crashed and the only people who could buy were first-timers who had nothing to sell and they started to build houses 1400-2600sf (single stories). Right next to our home that we were building. As "luck" would have it I got cancer and we backed out of the deal and they gave us our money back. Our house was a 3300sf model and I didn't want to get stuck in that.
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