Have you developed a simple filing system to keep a proper track of events? There is always a lot of paperwork involved in building a home, particularly with house and land packages. Have you visited a few display homes by project builders and also individual homes built by non-project builders so that you really understand the different options? Seek clarification about special offers. Are you happy with the type and dimensions of the materials to be used, for example, the thickness of the floor slab, type of bricks or tiles to the inside walls, roof framing, roof colors, wall plaster or plasterboard finish? Ask an independent expert for an opinion. If you are buying a display home, have you checked that the model you are buying includes all the features you are expecting? Remember to check the contract and specifications.