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Construction Defects

Welcome to the Construction Defects and Toxic Mold section of FindLaw's Real Estate Center. Once you buy your home, you have to protect your investment and that means learning about the basics of home maintenance. You will need to be able to spot dangerous defects or toxic mold early in order to make the necessary fixes and prevent injuries. You will also need to know about construction law, real estate covenants, and other legal topics so that you do not have to pay for the repairs if another party is responsible. These articles cover common defects that occur in home construction, tips on legal liability for home defects, and health information on toxic mold.