At Always Check Your Builder you can search EVERY state government builders licence register in Australia for FREE
Our background checks reveal risks that a licence search can't
Always Check Your Builder also provides the background checks necessary for you to discover the credit, trading and
complaint or dispute status of your prospective builder.
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you've searched and found out ...
He's given you 2 brilliant references and his licence checks out
Always Check Your Builder searched and found out ...
3 of his building jobs last year ended up in the courts but yes 2 were perfect.
His truck's been repossessed and he's got 2 defaults against his equipment leases.
His company hasn't filed a tax return in 2 years and his partner is banned from holding a builders licence.
Between them they've had 3 building companies go into liquidation and a heap of sub-contractors won't work for them anymore.
IT'S YOUR CALL
Australian Builder background and business checks are now available in two options
View Sample report: click here [PDF]
This report includes all searches recommended for projects up to $50,000
View Sample report: click here [PDF]
This report includes all searches recommended for projects over $50,000
FIXED COST $92
FIXED COST $227
This is the minimum information you need to discover and eliminate obvious risks.
Projects warranting a search of this type include Kitchens, Bathrooms, Flooring & Decking, Spas & Pools, Landscaping and any
If you're spending more than $50,000 on your project, then this is where problems can become very painful.
Your builders' financial position, their past and their associates become a significant factor in their ability to deliver.
Any patterns of adverse disputes, company activities or financial hardships will emerge.
FULL DETAILS BELOW
FULL DETAILS BELOW
Multi-category licence search in ALL Australian states & territories, including de-registered, prior warnings, licence
restrictions or re-classifications
FULL multi-category licence search of builder AND associate directors, entities or partners in ALL Australian states &
territories, including de-registered, prior warnings, licence restrictions or re-classifications
Unlicensed builders can void your insurance and leave you with a financial and building disaster. Builders with an adverse history may have had their licence reclassified, downgraded or may even be using the licence of a business partner.
Do they have any prior residential building dispute orders or judgements and any outstanding orders
Is there any history of prior building disputes with customers or suppliers?
Is there a history of adverse financial or business orders or events?
Includes court actions, defaults and any pattern of prior bankruptcies associated with themselves, their company and their key associates
Let's make this clear, almost every builder has had difficulties with some customers at some time. What they do about it varies enormously. If they can't resolve it reasonably, it ends up in a dispute. If there are multiple disputes or disputes with highly adverse findings then they will be revealed here
Sorry, this is not included in this report
Key Payments Relationships check including key sub-contractors and suppliers
Good builders attract good tradespeople and have good, steady suppliers. It affects their ability to have goods and materials delivered at a good price and on time, and to have skilled tradespeople and other builders respond in a timely and attentive manner. It directly affects the builders ability to bring the project in on time, on budget and to the highest quality.
Trade Credit Risk Report from Dunn & Bradstreet. Includes the likelihood of defaulting or entering bankruptcy over the next 12 months
Trade Credit Risk Report from Dunn & Bradstreet. Includes the likelihood of defaulting or entering bankruptcy over the next 12 months.
Special attention paid to financial defaults, registered liens and adverse orders and decisions of the company and licence holders.
If a builder gets into serious financial strife (including being sued by someone who claims they ow money) or goes broke while they're working on your project, you're going to lose a fair bit of money and time. Your building project won't be finished for a long time and your hands may well be tied in starting with a new builder for quite some time. If they're desperate, you also run the risk of corners being cut and jobs being rushed.
ABN, ACN & GST validations search and report on directors, shareholders, registered address, last ATO & ASIC lodgements
ABN, ACN & GST validations search and report on directors, shareholders, registered address, last ATO & ASIC lodgements PLUS associated directors, associated entities, prior bankruptcies, liquidations or wound up companies, outstanding and prior company orders, defaults and judgements
A comprehensive ASIC and AUSLII search reveals who is really trying to do business with you and their complete company history. The nice person with the engaging smile is not the only person you need to consider. Who are the other directors, who is the parent company or major shareholders? What is their legal, compliance and liability status and history. This is where landmines lurk for the unwary.
Confirmation of industry association membership and determination of class or type of membership
Confirmation of industry association membership and determination of class or type of membership.
Additional searches for currency, duration and status of industry association membership.
Confirmation of skill certifications and qualifications from institutions plus validation of Compulsory Continuous Education
Because sometimes people lie about their qualifications, industry memberships and experience in order to 'win' a building project. And you should know.