Couple living on a new housing estate in Newquay, Cornwall put up signs in their windows urging potential buyers not to buy properties because Persimmon Homes, the developer, has not completed snagging work.
The BBC writes:
Lucy and Guy Sousse moved into the estate in Newquay, Cornwall, a year ago and say Persimmon Homes promised to complete snagging work by last October. But they say they are still waiting for 90 different faults to be finished.
Persimmon Homes said it was committed to fixing the problems but had not been able to arrange a time for the work. Lucy and Guy Sousse put their signs up in their home, directly opposite the Persimmon Homes marketing suite and show home. The couple say the signs will stay up until the work is done.
‘We did expect snagging moving in initially with a new home,’ said Lucy.
‘But we didn’t expect that the back patio doors wouldn’t close overnight, which is a health and safety risk. My little boy walking up the stairs finding nails sticking out – that’s definitely not just snagging…’
In a statement Persimmon Homes said: ‘… Our policy is that we will not work in a customer’s home without them being present… ’