How long has your builder been established?
Make sure your builder is accredited with the HIA and all tradesmen are qualified. What warranties does your builder have?
When choosing your builder ask to see examples of their work and speak to the clients who have built similar projects to yours.
Not all quotes include the same things.
Check to see what is actually included in the quotes you receive. Find out what is not included in the quote. Differences may include excavation, tiling, painting, carpets and landscaping.
What products will your builder use? Are they made in Australia and, if made overseas, do they meet ALL Australian safety standards?
Find out what happens if youre not sure about something during the building process - who can you ask for help?
Find out how long the build will take from signing the contract to handing over the keys.