Paula Hess is a freelance writer for REALTOR® Magazine.
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Ask for a sample of the builder’s contract. Most have their own, distinct from other companies’.
Ask for clarification of home warranty coverage. Warranties are often issued by a third party.
Obtain a list of costs. What is standard versus an upgrade, and how much do upgrades cost? And remember that most builders pay commission on the contract price, not the final purchase price with the upgrades included.
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