Getting Ready to Build or Renovate?

I came across this broadcast where Ali Mau was joined by John Green, Director of Building Dispute Tribunal and BuildSafe, covering what you should do before getting a builder in for a renovation or build.

He highlighted key considerations:

  • Before entering into a building contract get a quantity surveyor to cost the project so you know what the market should charge and get legal advice before entering into a building contract.
  • Enter a fixed price contract not a cost-plus contract.

Listen here (8 mins)