Colorado Supreme Court to Rule on Yet Another Key Construction Defects Issue

On July 5, 2016, the Colorado Supreme Court announced it will consider the construction defects case of Forest City Stapleton, Inc., et al. v. Rogers. In this case the Colorado Court of Appeals, for the first time, imposed an implied warranty of “suitability” for new home construction in certain instances. The Colorado appellate court held that a master developer may be liable to a subsequent home purchaser under a so-called implied warranty of suitability. The decision is regarded as a step backward in construction defect reform progress.   Read the article………….


Related Articles

Florida court rules in favor of mortgagee in HOA lien priority dispute

On December 2, a Florida court of appeals issued a decision reinforcing and clarifying the state’s lien priority law. U.S.

NJ App Div Holds Foreclosing Lender Who Simply Winterized and Secured a Condo Is Not a Mortgagee in Possession and Not Responsible for Condo Fees

In a noteworthy decision for New Jersey lenders approved for publication, the New Jersey Appellate Division recently held that a

High court rules a house is a house, even if it floats

A house that floats on the water and has no power to move on its own is a home, not