Royce Builders has finally shut down. The company slipped out somewhere between gusts of Hurricane Ike, leaving only a note on its website.
Looking for an earnest money refund? Try Royce’s handy new sounds-like-spam Gmail address! But do it before October 1, because . . . well, just because.
Got a home warranty issue? Well then, just . . . read the warranty!
A reader comments:
My concern is for the people who closed on one of their poorly built homes in the last 365 days. Royce was the backer of the new home warranty for the first year of ownership and now they are gone. My friends who used to work for them tell me there are thousands of unfinished warranty requests that were never completed or even addressed. I wish all the home owners good luck on getting things fixed. At least they will have the Two to Ten Waranty beginning in the second year (if Royce paid the premium).
Royce’s happy farewell message is after the jump!
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After 24 enjoyable years, Royce Builders is no longer in business.
Thank you to our customers and to everyone we have had the pleasure to work with.
For our customers: If you have questions about home warranty, please refer to the warranty documentation provided to you at closing, or after time of closing.
For earnest money refunds: If you are no longer interested in purchasing your home, please send an email to email@example.com. Please be patient, we will respond as soon as we can. All refund requests must be submitted by October 1, 2008.
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Photo of Royce Builders offices at 7850 N. Sam Houston Pkwy. West: Stewart Title