If you are uncertain of where to start in your quest to find a reputable home builder, ask the following 8 questions to determine if this builder is right for you.
the builder licenced and qualified?
check a builder’s credential through the Home Industry Association, The
Department of Fair Trading and the Master Builders Association.
the builder have insurance?
working with a builder with no insurance at all costs. A builder must have
indemnity insurance to protect you in the case of bankruptcy, injury or death
of the builder.
you see recent and current projects?
You can get
a good idea of the builder’s work and quality of the building material they
use, by viewing their recent projects
they provide you with a list of references?
builder will have many happy customers and by speaking directly to past
clients, you can get a good insight into the builder’s work ethic.
the land suitable for your home?
your builder has surveyed the land to ensure that it is suitable for building
on and communicates any issues with you.
are all the costs?
check your contract for any hidden costs and ask for clarity and amendments as
many other projects is your builder involved with?
projects are not always the best option, sometimes they can be too busy to give
your project all the attention it needs. A happy medium is a builder who
doesn’t commit to too many projects at one time.
long will it take to complete the project?
builder for a time frame that stipulates when key phases of the project will be
completed. Your expectations should meet the builder’s project plan and
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Friday, 20 September 2019