Avoid the Risks of Hiring an Unreliable Builder! Here’s How

Renovating or building your dream home involves selecting the right builder for your project that is trustworthy and competent. Here at Builder Finders, we hear a lot of unscrupulous activity in the building industry. One unscrupulous activity is “phoenixing”. Do you even know what this is?

A recent article in the The Sydney Morning Herald had the following to say, “NSW construction companies collapse at levels not seen elsewhere in the country with more criminal misconduct allegations made against them than inother states and administrators found evidence of wrongdoing in 561 construction industry businesses that failed in NSW in 2017-18, reflecting a pattern of “phoenixing” that is difficult to prosecute because it is not illegal in all cases”.

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Selecting the right builder is more than just about price. It’s about selecting the right builder that is reliable and trustworthy. One that does not participate in activities like phoenixing. So how can Builder Finders help you choose the right and reliable builder?

We’ve got all the facts on builders. We subject each builders application to a methodical process that involves no less than a 62 step questionnaire, ASIC searches to uncover history of litigation and 3 creditor watch reports to ascertain if they are insolvent. The team at Builder Finders ring suppliers and even current customers to make sure they are delivering on time frames and cost. Most builders don’t make it.

Dealing with Builder Finders is dealing with industry Experts. We work with our trusted award-winning Builders to deliver the best outcomes set out in a specific or required time frame.

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With a panel number of builders, Builder Finders puts forward 3 builders who are the right fit for you and your project. The team at Builder Finders will guide you through the process from start to finish. Dealing with Builder Finders is dealing with industry Experts. Best of all, there is no cost to you.

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The good news is that there is no cost to use Builder Finders. We are paid by the builder you have selected.

Building is an exciting time. It can also be a time of great anxiety if you choose the wrong builder. Did you know Builder Finders does not accept every builder. Many builders who apply to join the Builder Finders panel don’t make it. There is a 62 step vetting process for builders to join the panel. In addition, the Builder Finders team conducts comprehensive due diligence through reference checks, ASIC searches and CreditorWatch reports to ensure they are not insolvent. You may not be aware that in the last financial year just over 500 builders went bust. Worse still, right now there are builders in financial difficulty that are cutting corners to stay afloat. Fact is, a lot of builders will tell you what you want to hear. Engaging with one of these builders will invariably mean subpar construction of your home. No one wants that.

With Builder Finders, you are in safe hands.

Why risk it? The Builder Finders team have done all the background searches for you. We take pride in knowing our clients are dealing with some of Australia’s leading and award winning builders. We understand the services of a builder broker may be a new concept for you. It would be our pleasure to refer customers that have used our services in the past.

Builder Finders are independent builder brokers that assist everything builder related. We are driven by a passion to match the right builder with your unique property building needs. Best of all, there is no cost to you. Contact us now at 1300 4 A BUILDER (1300 422 845) or send us a message here.