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Jim Walter Home And Jim Walter Mortgage Industries / bad built homes

1 TX, United States Review updated:

Jm walters has built my home so shabbily that it is hard to go to sleep here or look at it and it is only eight months old do you have a jim walters nightmare if so please call hector p gonzalez at [protected] read about him on the internet he can help you solve your jim walters nightmare so we can all sleep better I have three pages of nightmares here and my neighbor who built one of their top dollar brick homes was told that she was rent to own come on how do you have an almost 200 grand home built on your land and it be rent to own are these people for real???
What a joke call us as well
Teresa and ray holton [protected] or [protected]
Betty and roberttovar [protected] or [protected]
We are all victims of this company and need help before it is too late run to your tax office and see what kind of liens they have on your place and then call hector gonzalez and start helping your self
We have to stand together for our rights
My 78 year old mother in law fell down the steps and was badly hurt all the manager zach did was yell at us and tell her to be more careful she had to pay her own doctors bill and had bruises for weeks they did not even check on her
Our house is a mess they sent a plumber for a leak and they cut holes every where and noone has fixed them call hector gonzalez or any attorney of your choice if you are not in texas

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  • Am
      25th of Feb, 2010
    +1 Votes

    I also have a Jim Walter home. They are horrible! From day one our master bath leaked into our master closet and our kitchen. We called them out here 6 times in the first year and it was never fixed. We are now trying to install a whirlpool tub in the master bath since we have not been able to use the shower in the two years we have had the house, and are having problems because the floor they installed is not level. Not only that, but the drain pipe that was under the shower is about 4 1/2 inches in diameter and the hole they cut around it is about a foot by a foot and not even either. That is why our master bath is always about 15 degrees colder than the rest of the house. All windows and doors are not sealed, everything that was installed is crooked. The kitchen floor as well as a spot in the living area are buckling whenever you walk on it. Behind the shower, one of the studs was just leaning against another board, it was not supporting the weight of the walls at all. All sinks leak. What a ripoff! I hate this company! And I filed a complaint with the Better Business Bureau and Jim Walters told them they came and fixed everything so they said it had "been resolved". Not at all, we just gave up and spent more money and time fixing it ourselves.

  • Tr
      4th of Mar, 2010
    +1 Votes

    AMY
    AT THIS POINT YOU COULD CALL AND ASK FOR A MR REEBER AND TELL HIM WHAT IS GOING ON AND SEE WHAT HE TELLS YOU, AFTER HIM SEEING THE HOUSE I BELIEVE THAT WE WILL GET MY HOME FIXED THE WAY IT IS SUPPOSED TO BE I WILL BE POSTING UPDATES AS THE HOUSE IS FIXED AND FINISHED AND
    IF YOU ARE STILL HAVING THE PROBLEMS WITH YOUR HOUSE PLEASE CALL HIM FIRST BEFORE GIVING UP
    AND SOMTIMES THEINGS CAN BE TAKEN CARE OF

  • Ad
      6th of Mar, 2010
    0 Votes

    To Teresa and Raymond Holton
    In light of everything that you appeared to change from a pissed off consumer to a company man, I would like you to answer the following question:
    1. Isn’t it true that when you when to go have the house built by JWH, you had seven acres of land.
    2. Isn’t it true you only wanted to mortgage only 2 acres but that JWH took the whole seven acre?
    3. Isn’t it true that JWH delivered the materials that were to be used to build your house that they dumped them in the yard and they were exposed to the rain for days?
    4. Isn’t it true that they did not put enough piers underneath your house?
    5. Isn’t it true that the piers were not installed in accordance with the sealed engineer drawings that formed part of your building plan?
    6. Isn’t it true that two foundation experts and one engineer have recommended that all the piers underneath your house be dug out, removed and replaced?
    7. Isn’t it true that one foundation company has advised you that the framing of the house was so badly done, that if you lifted the house, it would crack in different places.
    8. Isn’t it true that most of the floor joists are not properly nailed and that not all of the beams set squarely on the piers.
    9. Isn’t it true that the insulation underneath the floor of your house was not properly installed?
    10. Isn’t it true that OSB board was used as your subflooring rather than the plywood you were told was going to be used.
    11. Isn’t it true that OSB board used for the flooring was not properly nailed?
    12. Isn’t it true that the exterior studs that were used are warped and bowed?
    13. Isn’t it true that that the siding was not installed on accordance with the manufactured installation guidelines?
    14. Isn’t it true that the sheetrock was not installed properly and that there are cracks throughout the sheetrock in the house.
    15. Isn’t it true that the windows were not installed in accordance with the State law?
    16. Isn’t it true that you have claimed that the steps from the first floor to the second floor to your house were so defectively built that you slipped on them and fell, injuring your back?
    17. Isn’t it true that you have claimed that the porch steps railing were so defectively done that it caused your mother-in-law to slip and fall injuring her back and hip.
    18. Isn’t it true that the roof was not installed accordance to State law?
    19. Isn’t it true that the shingles put on your roof were not installed in accordance with State law?
    20. Isn’t it true that you had electrical problems in your home and electricians have told you that your house was not wired properly?
    21. Isn’t it true that you had plumbing problems in your house and plumbers have told you that plumbing work was not done properly?
    22. it true that you have been told by an engineer that the air condition system was not properly installed?
    23. Isn’t it true that you have not made payments on your house for almost a year and that JWH has not foreclosed?
    24. Isn’t it true that you are over $12, 000.00 behind on your payment with JWH and they have not foreclosed?
    25. Isn’t it true that you have worked out a deal with Jim Walter Homes and Walter Mortgage Company?
    26. Isn’t it true that part of the deal is you are supposed to get in the internet to try to convince people not to bring claims against Jim Walter Homes but to throw themselves at the mercy or Jim Walter Homes.
    27. Isn’t it true that you are receiving half a million dollars from Jim Walter Homes to turn against the people you were trying to help?
    28. These are the questions I want answered Raymond and Teresa.

  • El
      8th of Mar, 2010
    -1 Votes

    March 8, 2010


    Dear Consumers:

    I was the first Jim Walter client of Mr. Gonzalez. My husband and I had contracted with Jim Walters to build us a house. The house was full of defects and no matter how many times we complained we were totally ignored. As many of you have found out, lawyers normally do not take cases against home builders unless they are paid up front. We did not have the money to hire an attorney but we knew Mr. Hector Gonzalez.

    Mr. Gonzalez had represented my husband on a motor vehicle accident where my husband and his closest friend while drunk went and hit another car from behind. Mr. Gonzalez took the case and after a lot of work was able to get my husband some money. My husband and I figured that if he could get him money when they had hit the other car from behind while intoxicated, we thought he would be perfect to take on Jim Walters.

    We went to his office and asked for his help. He agreed to help us on a contingency fee basis. If we didn’t win, we didn’t have to pay him anything. As soon as the people in the area discovered there was a lawyer willing to take on Jim Walters on a contingency basis, many people went and hired him. After several years, my case and the cases of the rest of the people were resolved. I and over 140 more people got their house free and clear plus money. I was very happy with the results. I have recommended him for over 20 years.


    Elva Anguiano

  • Ch
      25th of Jun, 2018
    0 Votes

    @Elva Anguiano How could I get a hold of him?

  • Ga
      31st of Oct, 2018
    0 Votes

    @Christy M Adkins Don't bother. I don't know how she got her house paid off if everyone in that class action lawsuit had to end up refinancing their home. I'm actually looking for documents about that case and haven't found anything. He took the money and ran..

  • Tr
      9th of Mar, 2010
    +1 Votes

    AS TO ALL OF THE QUESTIONS ASKED YES THERE ARE ALOT OF DEFECTIVES IN MY HOME AND THEY ARE BEING FIXED AS WE SPEAK BY A COMPANY THAT HAS BEEN IN BUISNESS FOR MANY YEARS AND STAND BEHIND THEIR WORK, ALL THE DEFECTS OF ALL THE ENGINEERS ARE BEING LOOKED AT AND FIXED IF NOT THEN THEY WILL BE, I WENT TO HAVE A HOME BUILT AND IT HAD DEFECTS SO THEY ARE BEING FIXED I STILL HAVE A MORTGAGE AND I HAVE MONTHLY PAYMENTS HIGHER THAN ANYONE ELSES
    I DID NOT WALK INTO THAT BUSINESS AND SAY BUILD ME A HOUSE AND I WANT IT FOR FREE
    SO THEY ARE FIXING IT AND I WILL SONTINUE TO PAY PAYMENTS UNTIL IT IS PAID FOR
    AS TO RECEIVING ANY CASH THAT IS UPSURD WE ARE NOT RECEIVING ANY MONEY JUST OUR HOME FIXED AND A CHANCE TO GET BACK ON TRACK AND PAY THE PAYMENTS FOR WHAT WE ARE SUPPOSED TO PAY

  • Tr
      13th of Mar, 2010
    0 Votes

    IN APRIL OF 09 A MAN FROM JIM WALTER HOMES AND COMPANIES FLEW TO MY HOUSE FROM TAMPA TO LOOK AT MY HOUSE WHERE I HAD MADE MANY CALLS ABOUT ALL THE DEFECTS IN MY HOME AND YES THERE ARE MANY DEFECTS IN MY HOME HE WROTE UP TWO PAGES OF DEFECTS AND THEY OFFERED TO MAKE THOSE REPAIRS DURING THIS TIME SOMETHING WENT WRONG AND PAPERWORK DIDNT MAKE IT HERE IN PROPER FORM SO ANGRY ONCE AGAIN WHEN MY NEIGHBOR FOUND AN ATTORNEY I THOUGHT IT WAS A GREAT IDEA, BUT AFTER LONG MONTHS OF SEEING THE OTHER SIDE OF THINGS I KNEW THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR ME AND MY FAMILY WAS TO GET OUR HOME REPAIRED
    WALTER ENERGY IS FIXING MY HOME WITH THE PUNCH LIST THAT MR REEBER FIRST STATED THEY WOULD FIX AS WELL AS ALL THE OTHER THINGS WRONG WITH MY HOUSE THAT THE ENGINEER FOUND WHILE INSPECTING MY HOME THE WINSTORM ISSUES ARE BEING FIXED TO MEET WINDSTORM
    MR REEBER IS PERSONALLY ON THE SITE OVERSEEING EVERYTHING
    I AM NOT BEING PAID TO GET ON LINE AND ASK ANYONE TO DO ANYTHING IT IS EACH HOMEOWNERS CHOICE I AM JUST STATING THAT FOR MY FAMILY THIS IS THE RIGHT WAY TO GO
    IT IS WELL AND GOOD THAT SO MANY PEOPLE WERE ABLE TO GET A FREE HOUSE WELL I WAS RAISED TO WORK AND PAY FOR WHAT I BUY
    AS FOR ME GETTING HALF A MILLION DOLLARS THAT IS SO STUPID TO ME
    I HAVE A 128 THOUSAND DOLLAR HOUSE NO THIS COMPANY DID NOT OFFER ME ANY MONEY
    WHAT I DO HAVE IS A PIECE OF MIND AND CAN SLEEP AT NIGHT KNOWING THAT FOR ME THE NIGHTMARE IS OVER
    ALL I WANTED WAS MY HOME FIXED RIGHT AND UP TO THE STANDARDS IT SHOULD BE AND THE WALTER ENERGY AND JIM WALTER HOME COMPANIES ARE DOING THAT
    I CHOSE TO DROP OUT OF THE LAWSUIT FOR PERSONAL REASONS AND I AM NOT ON HERE TRYING TO TALK BAD ABOUT ANYONE OR THIER CHOICE'S ALL I ASK IS THAT ME AND MY FAMILY BE LEFT ALONE
    WE ARENT ON HERE BAD MOUTHING ANYONE OR STATING WHAT ANYONE SHOULD DO AND ONLY ASK THE SAME IN RETURN
    ALL I CAN SAY IS THIS I KNEW I WOULD HAVE HOUSE PAYMENTS WHEN I HAD MY HOUSE BUILT I KNEW THAT IT WAS AFFORDABLE HOUSING NOT CUSTOM HOUSING I WANTED IT TO LOOK LIKE THE MODEL I SAW BUT DIDNT READ THE FINE PRINT THAT SAYS ILLUSIONS TO WHAT HOME COULD LOOK LIKE
    SO IS THAT ANYONES FAULT BUT MINE NO IT ISNT

  • Mp
      30th of Mar, 2010
    0 Votes

    My Jim Walter home is 2 years old and is falling apart. Someone please help!!!

  • Sa
      31st of Mar, 2010
    0 Votes

    I also built a Jim Walter home for my Elderly Mother in 1999 and financed it with Walter Mortgage. Not only is the house shabbily constructed, but the financing is a ripoff. I'd like someone to help me make Jim Walters legally accountable! 407-579-4821

  • Bm
      8th of Feb, 2011
    0 Votes

    Does anyone know an attorney in Louisiana who has handled these cases and won? My home is 3 years old and i tried getting the contractors to finish/fix my problems before they were finished building it. They never really "finished" my house. My husband did out of our own pockets. I do not want my house falling apart in 5 years but still making the payments and having to pay the repairs myself. So frustrating! I have 4 kids to support so we can't just go stay somewhere else when our home is falling apart. Any help is appreciated!!

  • Gr
      6th of Jun, 2012
    0 Votes

    i live in mississippi and had my house built 7 yrs ago its a mess black mold in bathroom, leaking sink cracking wall.ican you tell me about a lawyer in mississippi, and what to do. Grayland Westmoreland 662-680-9929

  • Gr
      6th of Jun, 2012
    0 Votes

    need to know what to do, so i can get my house completed and move on .

  • Je
      30th of Jun, 2013
    0 Votes

    Why have my mom been paying on this mortgage for 9 years and her ending balance is more now then she started with . She has faithfully been paying in her mortgage. That's ok now we a good lawyer!!!

  • Mi
      2nd of Mar, 2014
    0 Votes

    I MICHAEL WAS ALSO A VICTIM OF JIM WALTER FRAUD. THEY TOOK MY HOUSE AND I TRIEND TO CONTAC THE BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU TO NO AVAIL. LOOKING FOR A WAY TO GET MONETARY JUSTICE. MY MAILING ADDRESS IS 1401 8 TH STREET PHENIX CITY, ALABAMA 36867.

  • Si
      3rd of Nov, 2017
    0 Votes

    We have a JWH with all its problems with roofing, plummeting, structural damage. Is there anything we can do about this? We have been in this house for about 11-12 years.

  • Si
      3rd of Nov, 2017
    0 Votes

    We have a JWM and they did poor work in our home. We have been in the house for abut 11-12 years, is there anything we can do? Our house house need repairs due to poor work.

  • Ch
      25th of Jun, 2018
    0 Votes

    I am not sure if anyone is still on this forum, but I happened to look up complaints on Jim Walter Homes. We have been in our home 11 years come July. Our problems with Jim Walters started before our home was even built. We were approved for a Jim Walter home and thought it was awesome. We were moving out of our trailer into a nice stick built, sturdy home, or so we thought. We had several acres of land and the crew knee exactly where we wanted to put our home. We had that area graded off and ready for them to show up to start the foundation process. $3, 500 later, they show up and say they could not put it there. That it would have to be put lower. We explained how much money we had spent and asked why they did not tell us this beforehand. Of course they shrugged it off. While choosing the only spot (they chose) to put the house, they had a piece of equipment that ran over our septic tank. They did not want to fix it and put the blame on us. We have to have a special septic tank because of the soil in our area. They wanted to go with a cheaper tank, and finally agreed to put one in like the one we had (which was only a couple years old). First thing when building the house, they put the wrong color of siding up, but it was to late. By the time we saw it, it was almost finished, so we settled with it. When the house was finished, they had to come back because of things they did wrong, or things that were not finished. They never did install the gutters, which should have been a part of the building process. Now almost 11 years later, we have water damage under our house. There are springs in the mountain behind us. This is one of the reasons we wanted the house built where we began grading. Up on the hill. Now our foundation is settling, There is mold under the house and mold that comes in our bedroom closets from the moisture. Also our septic tank bubbles out in the yard. My husband has spent a fortune trying to fix the seepage around the house and the septic, to which no avail has been fixed. I just wonder now what type of septic tank they did end up putting in. Also our shingles and starting to sag on areas. I could understand some of this if we had the house a while, but it is only almost 11 yrs old. We should not have this many problems already. It makes me dread the work as the house gets older. We have 4 kids and wanted to enjoy our new home. Not have to deal with problems right off the bat. I live in WV. If anyone knows of someone I can reach out to for help on our situation, please let me know. Thank you for any help. Its greatly appreciated!!

  • Ra
      27th of Dec, 2018
    0 Votes

    We have been in our two story JWH for 12 years and live in fear everyday the second story will come crashing in. We are now on our 3rd lender since first signing contract with JWH. We have the original blueprint and the building instructions saying a two story house should NOT use OSB due to not being strong enough to hold up flooring. They used OSB when building-we did not sign off on that. The roofing was done by folks that had no idea how to do-did not sign off on roof. The corners of the pier and beam house has shimmies to try and make level-which after house was being built shims were of no good-porch does not sit on blocks and house has been leveled twice since being built in 2006. We are located in Texas and have tried to get something done to no avail. We have pictures of house being built and copy of the final walk thru. Even though JWH is in bankruptcy they are still operating under different entities and it is not right. Make my loan right by signing off on it and giving me the satisfaction of not making any more payments to the crooks. If there are any attorneys willing to look into all these complaints please feel free to contact us!

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