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May. 11, 2005
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DEVELOPER CHALLENGED: Del Webb hit with lawsuit
Sun City homeowners claim water damage result of defects


Owners or representatives of more than 1,400 homes in Sun City Summerlin have filed the state's largest-ever construction defect lawsuit against the subdivision's developer, Del Webb Communities.

The lawsuit, which claims Del Webb Communities failed to install metal strips designed to protect homes against water damage, dwarfs any previous construction defect complaints in Nevada in both the number of homes involved and the monetary damages sought.

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Wednesday, July 18, 2001
Copyright © Las Vegas Review-JournalCONSTRUCTION: Sun City residents sue Lawsuit against Del Webb seeks defect fixes, not money By HUBBLE SMITH

A group of Sun City Summerlin homeowners filed a lawsuit Tuesday against developer Del Webb Corp. for faulty plumbing conditions at about 6,500 homes in the Las Vegas retirement community.

Dan Geary, spokesman for the law firm Feinberg, Grant, Kaneda and Litt, said the residents' lawsuit, unlike most construction defect litigation, does not seek a monetary award. The plaintiffs instead seek to have new plumbing installed in their homes.

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Published October 16, 2004

ROSEVILLE - Jim Viele moved to Sun City Roseville in 1997 expecting to think more about golf than landscaping, drip irrigation systems and lawsuits.

But as head of his homeowners association, Viele is mired in a lawsuit with Del Webb, the nation's premier builder of privately run adult communities. The association claims the developer saddled the 5,400 residents with defective water systems that caused trees and turf to die and the golf course to become soggy.

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John Huck Reports
Valley Home Buying Fallout

(KVVU) -- The real estate boom that sent Las Vegas home prices skyrocketing may be over, but the hangover is only getting worse.

The party for many people ended on October 2, 2004 when Pulte slashed prices at its four Las Vegas Del-Webb communities by 20%.



November 03, 2004 Man sues after Pulte price reductions

By Jennifer Shubinski <[email protected]>

A California man who bought more than $1.5 million worth of Del Webb homes -- but says he has an income of $30,000 a year -- has sued the company alleging breach of contract after it lowered home prices throughout Las Vegas.

The suit also names Countrywide Home Loans, alleging fraudulent lending practices.

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Anthem's Broken Homes

By Morgan Loew, CBS 5 KPHO News i-Team

Some valley homeowners say their dream homes are falling apart. The 5 i-Team exposes a builder whose homes are causing heartache.

A close look at what's behind cracked walls and foundations leaking windows and roofs. Homeowners in Anthem - one of the valley's largest master-planned communities - say they're living in "Broken Homes" and they're filing suit against the Del Webb Corporation, the company that built Anthem.

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