How To Compare MA Home Builders

Finding a builder can be a big decision and may thus be a stressful one. Selecting the right professionals for your project is essential to its success. When assessing MA home builders, there are several questions that you may ask. These will help you come to an informed decision on which builder to select for your building or renovation project. The following is information on how to compare MA home builders.

How To Compare MA Home Builders

The following are questions that you can ask prospective builders:

  1. How long has the builder been active in the industry?
  2. Does the builder have special certifications??
  3. Are they state-licensed?
  4. What individuals will be performing the work? Are they employees or sub-contractors?
  5. Does the builder dedicate all efforts to one customer at a time or manage multiple projects simultaneously?
  6. Are they insured? And if so, what type of insurance?
  7. How many similar projects have the builders worked on in the last year?
  8. Can the builders provide a list of references? And have any customer complaints been filed against them?
  9. Do the builders have a portfolio of recent projects that you can look through?
  10. Are they a member of any professional associations?

Analyzing the Details Gathered on MA Home Builders

These facts will provide you with the current status, past history, and reputation of the builder. Be sure to verify facts where appropriate. Use this to compare options and identify one that is most qualified and meets your expectations. Furthermore, be conscious of your first impressions. Did the builders appear well-versed in all aspects of their business? Were they trustworthy? Did you have a good rapport with them? It is important to use both facts and your impressions. Once you have selected a builder, there are other questions that you should ask for the specific project and contract. Subscribe to our website or contact us for additional guidance on how to compare MA home builders and other similar topics.

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About Editor-John P. Wells

I am a resident of Newburyport and have worked in education, high tech and urban development. My interests in architecture and construction are invaluable to my clients. For more information please visit the Wellsco website.