Builder Registration & License Check
Builder registration, called licensing in some States, is just the tip of the iceberg if you’re researching the reputation of a builder. Be aware that registration alone will not guarantee a stress-free experience. There are several thousand new disputes recorded in Australia every year, many by repeat-offending registered builders.
You should avoid builders who regularly appear before the courts and State resolution agencies, be wary also of those who don't pay their bills and have a poor credit rating. Beware phoenixing companies and those who frequently disappoint homeowners; if you're about to sign a contract and seek peace of mind, invest in a Builder Background Report.
If you can't locate the registration or license of your prospective builder, we're happy to help.
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