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CUSTOM HOME BUILDING – PART 8: DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF CONTRACT

CUSTOM HOME BUILDING - PART 8: DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF CONTRACT YOU ARE ENTERING INTO In residential construction there are typically two different types of contracts with builders - fixed price (sometimes also called “lump sum”), or alternatively, “cost plus”, contracts. Understanding what type of construction contract your builder is proposing should facilitate the construction [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Consumer Law|Comments Off on CUSTOM HOME BUILDING – PART 8: DETERMINE WHAT TYPE OF CONTRACT

WHAT IS A DRAW SCHEDULE, AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

WHAT IS A DRAW SCHEDULE, AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT? In many custom projects the draw schedule governs when your builder will receive a certain sum of money, generally called a “draw”, at various stages during the project. The draw schedule is important because an accurate description of these milestones may promote your goal of [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Consumer Law, Legal|Comments Off on WHAT IS A DRAW SCHEDULE, AND WHY IS IT IMPORTANT?

San Antonio Hail Stats

San Antonio Hail Stats Tuesday night's hailstorm on the 12th of April was pretty devastating. For San Antonio residents, this is not the first time they have experienced severe weather conditions. In 2001, a storm caused a massive $120 million in hail damage when hailstones of 4, or even 5 and a half inches, were [...]

By | April 20th, 2016|Consumer Law|Comments Off on San Antonio Hail Stats