The Persimmon Pledge
Our pledge before you move:
From the moment you reserve your new Persimmon home, we pledge to make the experience enjoyable and informative each step of the way. We will take care of you, not just when you’re buying but also after you have moved in. All of our staff are trained and encouraged to provide a high level of customer service and to deliver our comprehensive pre-move and after-sales pledge to our customers.
At pre-reservation stage you will be shown details of the appearance and location of your chosen home together with all relevant surrounding information. The reservation agreement will set out the key terms of your home purchase, including the reservation period, purchase price and other important information.
Points of contact
We will inform you of the main points of contact, who can assist you with information during your reservation, your moving in experience and beyond. Our sales team are fully trained to offer you expert guidance and practical assistance throughout the buying process. We will regularly communicate with you to keep you informed of the progress of your new home and our sales advisors will respond quickly and efficiently to any queries you may have.
Your home Masterfile
Upon reservation you will receive a copy of your home Masterfile, a reference guide to assist you through the different stages of your purchase and also after you have moved into your new home.
Your home will be built in accordance with all relevant planning and building regulations and in addition to this, all stages of the construction of your home will be inspected by our experienced construction staff. On completion day we will provide you with a quality assured certificate for you to keep within your home Masterfile.
We are a national house builder, with a local approach to building your home. We will provide you with the local specification, appropriate to the locality of your selected home and development and we will explain the choice of external materials used such as your brick colour and roof tiles etc.
You will be able to select certain elements of the fixtures and fittings in your home, encompassing the latest designs from the leading manufacturers, the choice will depend upon the stage of build of your chosen home at the time of reservation.
If you wish to further personalise your new home, an exciting range of options is available to buy from our Finishing Touches range. Our experienced sales team is on hand to guide you through the choices available to you depending again on the stage of build at that time.
Estimated build completion
We will provide you with an estimated build completion date upon reservation. We will keep you informed of progress during the construction of your new home and in particular, should construction be delayed for reasons outside of our control, for example inclement weather or delayed connection of mains services, we will notify you of any revised build completion date.
Health & safety
We always welcome you and your family to our developments and depending on the build stage, allow you to view your home during construction. However, building sites can be dangerous places and should you wish to view your home we must ask that you make an appointment so that we can ensure your health and safety during the visit. When visiting your new home under construction, please take the advice of our experienced site construction and sales teams at all times.
New home demonstration
A member of our team will show you your new home and demonstrate the fixtures, systems and appliances fitted before you move in to ensure that you are happy and familiar with their operation.
Our pledge after you move:
A few days after legally completing your purchase and moving into your new home, a member of our team will make contact with you to ensure that all is well.
Dedicated customer care helpline
During normal office opening hours you may use our dedicated customer care helpline. Our teams are fully trained to offer you an efficient, fair and prompt service.
Full emergency cover hotline
A customer hotline is available to call 24 hours a day, so in the unlikely event of an emergency such as a complete loss of electricity, gas, water or drainage to your new home, assistance is available to help you.
Dedicated customer care appointments
Should you need assistance from our customer care team, we have dedicated time put aside so you can book an appointment at a time to suit you. These appointments are available between 7.30am and 7.00pm on weekdays and between 8.00am and 4.00pm on Saturdays.
One month inspection
Minor problems may sometimes occur in your new home within the first few weeks of you moving in. Any problems should be reported on your One Month Inspection Form and we will endeavour to complete all agreed items within one month of receiving this.
Customer construction clinic
For your convenience we hold an informal clinic every Monday evening (except bank holidays) whilst our sales office remains on the development, dedicated to offering you extra help and assistance both during and after the purchase of your new home. Our clinic is open from 5pm to 6pm in our sales office and members of the development team will be available to discuss any questions you may have.
10-year new homes warranty and 2 year warranty
Every Persimmon home comes with a 10-year new homes warranty. Comprehensive details can be found on the relevant warranty provider‘s website. We enforce any warranties provided by the manufacturers for fixtures and fittings in your home. Our customer care department is on hand to offer you the necessary guidance and assistance.
Health & safety during occupation
We will undertake to be as considerate as possible whilst construction activities continue on your development. Please refer to your Home Masterfile in respect of some simple health and safety rules which will keep you and your family safe whilst our construction activities continue.
When you decide it is time to move on, you can use your £500 voucher towards buying a new Persimmon home.
We value your feedback. Should you have any comments on any aspect of our service, please do not hesitate to contact us through your regional office www.persimmonhomes.com/contact
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