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Choosing Your Builder 2- Management of Time and Money

This post is part of a series of 6 articles listing 30 checks to consider when selecting a building contractor.  The issues of cost and deadlines weigh most heavily on clients’ minds when embarking on a construction process, and we advise all clients to retain the services of a quantity surveyor for a complete package of services, ideally including a full bill of quantities for every project. However, it is fairly easy to meet the requirements of the building contract with loose documentation: price breakdowns may be short on detail, payment claims may be very simple documents, and changes to the project are often difficult to price. So it’s possible...