Home Builders Just Don't Care
By Hank Miller, SRA, Associate Broker & Certified Appraiser
(Ansley Real Estate/Christie's International)
I feel no empathy for any of these home builders as they whine and snivel about losing money. None. Zero, Nada. Home builders just don't care.Buyers of mine in the Atlanta area have a 950K home under construction, the finishing looks like it was done using a chainsaw free handed. From over cuts to gaps to smashed and chipped wood - and the builder could not care less. "It's to standard"....the routine answer.New home buyers that go in unrepresented are making the biggest mistake possible. They have no idea what they are in for at every step of the way. The site agent is legally bound to represent ONLY the builder, any issues will go their way. Additionally, those buyers that think they'll be "credited" the buyer commission are sadly mistaken, that will not happen. Test that; tell the si...