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I purchased my home on 12/21 and I have had a number of issues in the Hills of Crown Ridge subdivision. My heater was not working properly and could not be serviced to working order for 6 days. The temperatures in my area were sub 30 during this time period and my heater was running 24 hours at max trying to keep the house above 60 degrees and failing. I turned on my gas fireplace to try to get some warmth for my family and apparently that used a ton of gas as well. 2 weeks later I had another worker come out and service my heater and it seems to be working. A week later I received my 1st gas bill and now no one (the warranty people, builder, heater installation company) want to own the bill for the faulty equipment. That is experience 1. Experience 2. Until 1/21 I was not able to receive any mail. I chased every rabbit trying to figure out who sets it up and when mine will be setup and finally landed someone on the phone. From 12/21 - 1/21 none of my mail made it here. That includes package deliveries that were sent back because the address was invalid or I had to pay extra postage for redelivery because the address didn't exist. As of today I still can't get packages shipped to my home. I'm hoping February finally changes this.
I would never recommend Lennar to anyone. It's the one thing in my life I wish I could have changed. It's been a nightmare that has been going on for 4.5 years, but will try and summarize some of it below. In January 2012, I contracted with WCI Communities (now Lennar) to build a dream home in the Westshore Yacht Club neighborhood located in Tampa, FL. At the time, I could have absolutely no idea of the nightmare I was about to walk into and one that continues with no end in sight. * 25 A/C Malfunctions * 16 Rounds of Antibiotics * 80+ Outstanding Construction Issues * $24,360 Unreimbursed Repairs During Warranty * $82,360 in Legal Fees * $568,750 in Lost Work Time * $211,650 in Unrecoverable Investments * $917,180 Total Expenses Related to Lennar Construction Issues I still have more than 80+ ongoing construction defects. Lennar has inspected them all, agreed to make the repairs and then just became silent. I have all the communications organized, including call logs and emails. If you look on social media posts, I am far from the only one that Lennar just suddenly goes silent on when so many serious issues are presented. After several inspections and meetings (including the District President at my home), they have just stopped communicating, even after admitting that the construction was not done correctly and agreeing to many of the disputed repairs. My belief – just as with the old builder – is the home is not only beyond repair, but the issues go well outside of just my home. I’ve had dozens of inspections since the first month I moved in. All anyone wants to do is keep inspecting and then they become silent. After the last meeting, they were supposed to send an updated issues sheet (I have a detailed spreadsheet dating back to 2014 that lists all the construction issues along with each response as it went from builder, builder's inside legal, builder's outside legal and now Lennar), but have not received that or a response. The last time I heard from the three executives was in June 2016. I had since heard from another Lennar executive about replacing two improperly installed and defective A/C units, but again just stopped hearing from them. That seems to be what they do. Again, I have all the communications and call logs to show this. Mold and Environmental Issues – Lennar Simply Doesn’t Care They witnessed mold in many places and continue to do nothing and let me live here. My plumbing and metals in confined spaces (even the oven) are corroding. The initial suspicion was Chinese drywall, but since it is suspected that something subterraneous is coming into the homes. There was a factory here and land remediation was not completed (that was confirmed by the DEP and EPC). For example, none of my ceiling fans work in either the main house or guest retreat. Upon one of their inspections, they found that the insides of the fans were rusted and corroded with no signs of water damage around. There are no signs of rusting or corroding outside of the fans or appliances. Water intrusion has happened and they determined it was improperly installed roof flashing as well as A/C units that have flooded and caused mold because they weren’t installed correctly. Yet they continue to let it happen. I’ve had over two dozen air conditioner malfunctions in just over four years. My health continues to decline. More importantly, my quality of life and work have greatly diminished as I work out of my home. My Lennar Home Impacts My Health and Well Being I can barely put my regular shoes on because of swelling. People who have spent more than a few days here have experienced similar symptoms and as far back as 2013. I have frequent rashes, bloody noses, sinus infections, hair that falls out and is bloody at the root, etc. None of this was happening before I lived here. I rarely took antibiotics before I moved here and now it’s at a point where I shouldn’t take anymore. Mosquitos have infested the place. This has happened since early 2014 and has only gotten worse over time. Nobody will come here anymore for that reason. My Life is Nothing Like it Was Before I Moved into My Lennar Home My life has completely changed since I moved here and nothing is changing. Every aspect of my life – health, emotional, financial, career, relationships – has been greatly impacted in the last four years. The stress alone – taking the potential environmental factors out of it – as you can imagine has been great and taken its toll in so many ways. I’ve wanted to sell my Lennar home and get the equity out, but again – I can’t even list it. That’s not my fault. I have continued to be cooperative for more than four years but nothing is getting done. Buyers beware and do your homework. Lennar is not a good company to do business with at all.
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Lennar - Empty Promises and Rating their Quality of homes higher than actuality
Lennar - Empty Promises and Rating their Quality of homes higher than actuality
Lennar - Empty Promises and Rating their Quality of homes higher than actuality
Lennar - Empty Promises and Rating their Quality of homes higher than actuality
Lennar - Empty Promises and Rating their Quality of homes higher than actuality
BEWARE - what you see in the model home is the quality that you will get. Model homes are built in 2 months tops, rushed and hurried with shoddy work. If you have a Construction Manager named Adrian Bailey, he was our Construction Manager, also beware that there...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

New house is like a new car, always problems and only suckers buy them. Never buy in a brand new community, usually a very costly mistake, and more than likely HOA fees and r...

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TheMees

Why did you close on the house if it wasn't finished? We're buying from Lennar now so I stumbled onto this site. I'm guessing hindsite is 20/20 so I'm sorry you're having thes...

Lennar - The Worst Experience of My Life. It's Still Going on 4.5 Years Later.
Lennar - The Worst Experience of My Life. It's Still Going on 4.5 Years Later.
Lennar - The Worst Experience of My Life. It's Still Going on 4.5 Years Later.
Lennar - The Worst Experience of My Life. It's Still Going on 4.5 Years Later.
Lennar - The Worst Experience of My Life. It's Still Going on 4.5 Years Later.
Lennar - The Worst Experience of My Life. It's Still Going on 4.5 Years Later.
Lennar - The Worst Experience of My Life. It's Still Going on 4.5 Years Later.
Lennar - The Worst Experience of My Life. It's Still Going on 4.5 Years Later.
Lennar - The Worst Experience of My Life. It's Still Going on 4.5 Years Later.
Lennar - The Worst Experience of My Life. It's Still Going on 4.5 Years Later.
I'm not even sure where to start. I bought a new construction home from WCI Communities (now Lennar) in 2013. My life has never been the same. Lennar bought WCI earlier this year. Thought it might be different. Even had the Regional President and his team here, who saw...
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Anonymous
Hank

Why dont you just move if it has basically ruined your life for 4.5 years?

Anonymous
Anonymous

The pictures indicate nothing and could have come from anywhere.There's not nearly enough specific info to form any sort of opinion.But I would like to know why you bought the...

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I didn't like
  • Unethical
  • Fraud
  • Workmanship
#1119307
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
Lennar - VERY CHINTZILY BUILT
BOUGHT NEW HOME.HAD TO BUY NEW HEAT PUMP AND AIR-CONDITIONING UNIT AS TO SMALL OF ONE WAS PUT IN. HAVING 21 WINDOWS REPLACED. HAVE HUGE CRACKS IN OUTSIDE STUCCO! MOLD ,GROUT THAT COMES OUT WHEN WE TOLD THEM THE FIRST YR. THEY SENT SOMEONE TO REPAIR WE KNOW THIS IS FROM...
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I didn't like
  • Customer care service
  • Builder manager lack to inspect
#689110
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
Lennar built with cheap materials my new brand home
I bought a house at Sonoma on November 2014, it all started off wrong as they rushed our closing stating they wanted to do it before thanksgiving and even tho there where things still pending with the house we where promised it would be perfect since when we did the...
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I liked
  • Design
I didn't like
  • Cheap construction materials
  • Bad finishes
  • Do not care about customers
#700970
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Lennar - Horrible quality and workmanship.
Lennar - Horrible quality and workmanship.
Lennar - Horrible quality and workmanship.
Lennar - Horrible quality and workmanship.
Lennar - Horrible quality and workmanship.
This has been the worse home buying experience ever. Lennar (Village Builders) homes are poor quality, the carpenters don’t know how to cut and measure wood. The masons can’t lay brick and the cabinet (J Craft) are the worse I have ever seen. I have issues that were on...
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#1366204
Lennar - Buyers Remorse
Lennar - Buyers Remorse
Lennar - Buyers Remorse
Lennar - Buyers Remorse
My first month in the house I had water leaking from my ceiling. Of course Lennar rushed over to investigate. They cut *** in my ceiling to see find the source of the leak. They found it, left the ceiling open to dry out for a week, then sent someone over to repair the...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

I live in the Tanyard Springs subdivision in Glen Burnie, MD. Only lived in the home 10 months.

I liked
  • Layout
  • Ammenaties
I didn't like
  • Customer care
  • Appliances
#1423577
Lennar - Worst Housing Experience EVER
Lennar - Worst Housing Experience EVER
Lennar - Worst Housing Experience EVER
Lennar - Worst Housing Experience EVER
Our house is located in the Miami area near Miramar FL. When we first saw a Lennar home, it didn't wow me, it's average both in terms of the construction and the price. But it was close to work and our realtor said nothing but good things about them, so without looking...
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#1084377

Lennar in San Antonio Northeast, Texas - Exterior paint coming off

Lennar - Exterior paint coming off
Lennar - Exterior paint coming off
Lennar - Exterior paint coming off
couple months after our warranty was up the exterior paint started peeling off.. check the exterior of your house before before your warranty is due .. i got a call from lennar saying the were sorry.woow paint really is good only for a year... Angry
San Antonio Northeast, Texas
I liked
  • Sales representative we dealt with
I didn't like
  • Flat tires and broken sprinkler pipe leaking high water bill
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BEWARE OF LENNAR
BEWARE OF LENNAR
I purchased a model home in 2014 from Lennar in Katy TX. Almost immediately I lodged a complaint about the drain flooding in my yard - this is a zero lot line so my nextdoor neighbors home (not owner occupied) has his downspouts hooked to this drain in my yard. My...
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#1331560
Lennar - Terrible experience as first-time home buyers!
Lennar - Terrible experience as first-time home buyers!
Lennar - Terrible experience as first-time home buyers!
Lennar - Terrible experience as first-time home buyers!
My husband and I had the displeasure of building a home with Lennar a little over three years ago. Going through that process, and living in that house for the past three years has been far from what we had hoped for our first home-owning experience, and I can only...
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Nancy Ledesma

I heard horrible things a out Lennar.. ty I will be looking for a different builder

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