Building Contracts: Do You Really Need One?
Building Contracts: Do You Really Need One? Not sure whether a written agreement is necessary for your project? If you pay a contractor to do some work on your property, you have a building contract with him. It doesn’t have to be in writing – but even for a fairly small job, it’s sensible (I’d argue essential) to at least set out the main terms on paper. Without this, it’s your word against the builder’s if disputes arise, and it can be difficult to prove your case based on