It’s depressingly clear: You cannot let your current builder finish your dream home. Maybe he’s way behind schedule, or he’s doing poor work, or you suspect he’s dishonest, or he’s impossible to deal with. In any event, he’s got to go.
But sending him on his way is bound to trigger a contentious lawsuit, huge expenditures, and costly delays. Here are a few ways to prevent (or, if you’ve gone to contract, at least minimize) the wrong builder’s impact on your pocketbook and well-being.