Frequently Asked Questions
How do I obtain a Home Builders License ?
How do I get an application ?
How long does it take to get a license ?
How long is a test score valid ?
Where do I take the test ?
Is there a school or training classes offered to assist in obtaining a home builders license ?
Does the Board reciprocate with any other State ?
I have decided not to continue with the application process. Can I get a refund ?
I’m not sure whether I need a license to do this job. What do I do ?
Do I have to have insurance in order to be issued a license ?
What documentation do I need to send regarding items being reviewed concerning my credit report ?
How do I file a complaint ?
How do I verify someone has a license ?
What is the status of my complaint ?
How do I report someone suspected of building without a license ?
How can I get my money back from an unlicensed builder ?
I have a complaint against a builder but the project cost less than $10,000.00. What can I do ?
Who may file a consumer complaint ?
What is the time limit for filing a consumer complaint ?
Is a consumer entitled to have copies of documents related to the consumer complaint process ?
Are any documents maintained by the Board confidential and not available to consumers or the public ?
What are the legal requirements of holding a Home Builder’s License ?
What do I do if I have lost, damaged or never received my license ?
When does my license expire ?
When do I renew my license ?
Our offices are moving to a new location. What do I need to do ?
How does the consumer complaint process work for licensees ?
Will I, as a licensee, get a chance to respond to the complaint ?
Will I lose my license if I have a complaint filed against me ?
What can the Board do to my license ?
Can the Board make me return to a home for corrective action or pay money to a homeowner for damages ?
If I have to pay a fine, does it go to the homeowner ?
Homeowner's Recovery Fund:
Is there any kind of funding for homeowners ?
How do you access the fund ?
If the builder is not licensed by the Board, can the homeowner collect from the Homeowner's Recovery Fund ?
Are the monies that I received from the Homeowner's Recovery Fund taxable ?
Is there a difference between a Home Builder’s License and a General Contractor’s License ?
I have a General Contractor’s license. Can I build homes ?
Is there an age limitation for receiving a license ?
Are builders required to offer a home warranty ?
Does the law require home builders to be insured or offer workman’s compensation to their employee’s ?
Where can I find a sample home warranty ?
Statements & Policies