When does it make sense to visit during construction?

When does it make sense to visit during construction?


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Old 05-25-2017, 03:47 PM
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Originally Posted by villagetinker View Post
When we built, 4 years ago, The Villages had a photographer that stopped by the house every week and sent 6 to 10 pictures back to show progress. We saw the empty lot, and the completed house, and we were very happy with the result. We had a home inspection just prior to 1 year, (Frank DeAngelo) and he found only 1 major item (insulation in the Lanai area), and several minor items. Over 3 years later, all is still well, except of the cracking in the ceiling of the lanai (over 600 homes affected so far).
If you are friends with your neighbors, ask them to take photos, I did this on the house next door, and gave the current owners a CD as part of a house warming gift. Also did this for a neighbor when they were having a very large addition installed.
I've had 3 homes built in Florida and in each of them took pictures of the progress. This can be very helpful later when wondering what's inside a wall, such as electrical or plumbing, when going to install something.

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