Think you’re safe from problems when you buy a new home? Think again


Dave Prosser and Sylvia Potter bought their brand new home just three years ago, for a few hundred thousand. It was supposed to be their dream home, but instead they’re living a new home nightmare.

In their first year of ownership, Dave and Sylvia compiled a list of 106 complaints to submit to their new home warranty provider, Tarion.

“This was going to be our last home,” Dave tells Marketplace’s Wendy Mesley. “You buy a new home, you think it’s not going to break right away.”




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