I started this series with an article: Home build and renovation contracts part 1 - what you should know followed by my next article Home build and renovation contracts part 2 - the rules of the project. Today I discuss what should be included in a home build or renovation contract with your contractor.
Things to include in the contract are:
It’s advisable to get an expert to check the contract before signing it. It’s important to check that the contents of the contract cover all the work the contractor was asked to price and that there aren’t additional clauses which weren’t included in the original pricing documents.
This is an extract from 'An Introduction to Building and Renovating Houses: Volume 1' written by Paul Netscher.
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I’m a construction professional, author of several successful construction management books, and a home owner. I’ve made mistakes in construction management, I’ve seen others make mistakes, but importantly I’ve had multiple successful construction projects and I’ve learned from the mistakes. I want to share these lessons and my knowledge with you.
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