Man's $1.6M Dream Home Is Sinking Into the Ground

Humayun Akhtar's lawyer claims his client was defrauded by the builder who cut corners on soil beneath the home's foundation.
0:57 | 03/26/15

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Eleven a dream home becomes a nightmare a New Jersey where the homeowner was handed over the keys he some really learned his new home was sinking cracking and crumbling. That Holm and form park. I shot eager takes us inside. Spend all the money ahead. And basically I got cleaned out in the process that I have nothing now. Whom I am shocked her body was building his wife the house of her dreams a gleaming palace where they've lived forever but nearly a decade later they've never spent a night here. Bathroom door look at this. When even close weeks after closing the cracks started to form any soon found he sunk his life savings into a house that was sinking into the ground. I used to be it a singing laughing person I don't I don't listen to music anymore. I haven't seen a movie in ten years. Attend next. I had a whole bunch of house is gone wrong cases but nothing. His lawyer. To truly appreciate. What has really gone wrong here. You need a marble. And I'm not take this marble and place it on the floor. And I'm going to let god. I didn't push it but watch it roll. And roll. There's just no reason mission happen in a one point six million dollar house. But the years ago a judge ruled the builder had defrauded doc tar and ordered Katie and properties to pay millions in damages but the company successfully appealed that decision just this month. Now the case will go to a jury that builders attorney tells Eyewitness News there was no intent to defraud and his client tried to fix the foundation years ago Barack tar wouldn't allow it. Talk to says he wishes he never hired the filter in the first place that's I feel like a fool. Now I have to lift 250 years to really go all the money you must. After a dream home became a nightmare to form park in Jersey Josh Rheinecker channel seven Eyewitness News.

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