Trade contractors have a significant impact on your success or failure. This publication shows how to develop a positive approach to contracting with the trades in order to deliver quality products within cost, on time and at a profit; how to prevent misunderstandings; how to improve scheduling and coordination; and how to develop enduring relationships with reliable trade contractors. Features sample trade contracts and scope of work language. Includes 3.5-inch IBM compatible diskette with sample forms and scopes. Files are provided in Microsoft Word 6.0, WordPerfect 5.1/5.2 and ASCII. From Home Builder Press, 1997, 124 pp.