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How to choose a Builder Checklist

If you have decided to buy land and build, the following questions may help you choose the right builder for your situation. Download the Builder Checklist

  • What is the builders license number?
  • How busy are they and will this impact on the timing or quality of the construction of your home?
  • Who will supervise the build?
  • Does the builder have all of the necessary insurance cover?
  • When will the builder be able to start construction and how long will it take?
  • Do they have homes on display or can they give you the address of any homes they have completed in the area?
  • What sort of contract will the builder use?
  • What is the total cost of building your new home and is it subject to change?
  • When do progress payments need to be made?
  • What happens if things go wrong or the work is defective?
  • Who is responsible for keeping the building site clean during construction?
  • How much deposit do you need to pay?