Once you know the name of the contractor, do some online research. What other houses have they built? What features are commonly seen in the developer’s residential projects? What have its clients said about them? What about neighbors of those projects?
The State of Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry has the authority to license and regulate building contractors and remodelers. Are there any licensing actions or complaints that have been filed against this builder with the State of Minnesota Department of Labor? Check the status of a license.