Written in response to a homeowner's question, this list of contract must-haves gives valuable insight into what your clients are expecting to see in your contract.
If you're still using generic, hand-written, fill-in-the-blank contracts, it's time for a change. Sophisticated homeowners can easily search the Web for articles like this one to coach them about what their remodeling contract should contain.
If you're lacking some of the elements listed here -- or if your contract says something different (for example, if you schedule payment milestones that fall at the start of a construction phase instead of its completion) -- make sure you're prepared to explain why.
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