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					This is an agreement between the owner of a property and a contractor who is hired to
work on the property. This sample agreement establishes details regarding access,
services and labor, payment, schedule and insurance, among others. As drafted, the
owner appoints a representative that will make regular site visits and has the power to
represent the owner’s interests to the contractor. This template agreement is intended
to supply standard clauses and provisions and can be modified to fit the needs of a
property owner or a contractor performing services or work at the premises.
                  AGREEMENT BETWEEN OWNER AND CONTRACTOR

This Agreement made on this [day] day of [month] of [year] Between Owner and Contractor (hereinafter the
“Agreement”)



         BETWEEN:                    [Owner name/address] (hereinafter the "Owner"),



         AND:                       [Contractor name/address] (hereinafter the "Contractor"),



                                                   ARTICLE 1
                                          CONTRACT DOCUMENTS

         The Contract Documents shall be comprised of the following: the Construction Contract, Conditions of the
Contract, Addenda, Drawings, Photos or other visual representations of the proposed work, and attached written
Modifications to this contract, properly signed and witnessed.

        The Contract itself is representative of the whole and complete agreement between the Owner and
Contractor and supercedes all prior oral and written agreements. This Contract is modifiable only by the properly
documented written consent of both parties.



                                                   ARTICLE 2
                                        OWNER’S REPRESENTATIVE

         The Owner’s Representative shall be: [construction manager’s name]

         The Owner’s Representative shall be permitted to represent the interests of the Owner to the Contractor,
and shall make regular site visits to assess work progress.

         The Owner’s Representative shall be permitted to assess the work of the Contractor and provide
recommendations to the Owner about the status of progress payments. Additionally, the Owner’s Representative
shall possess the authority to accept or reject work of the Contractor and direct the Contractor to make modifications
to defective or non-conforming work.

        If the Contractor fails to comply with the directions of the Owner’s Representative, the Owner’s
Representative may direct the Contractor to stop all work until remedy is reached.



                                                   ARTICLE 3
                                                       ACCESS

        Free access to the work and project site shall be granted by the Contractor to the Owner, the Owner’s
Representative, the designated agents of the Owner and Owner’s Representative and all necessary public authorities.




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                                                   ARTICLE 4
                                            SERVICES AND LABOR

         The Contractor agrees to provide all necessary services, materials and labor necessary for the completion
of: [project description].

         This includes building and construction materials, requisite labor and site security, and all necessary tools
and machinery needed for project completion. All construction materials should be new and of the highest quality,
unless previously specified by Owner.


                                                   ARTICLE 5
                                                     PAYMENT

       The Owner agrees to pay the Contractor the amount of [amount], for the labor and materials necessary for
work completion.

         Payment will be made under the following payment schedule: [specify schedule]



                                                   ARTICLE 6
                              SCHEDULE AND TIME OF PERFORMANCE

         The Contractor will begin work on [date] to be completed by [date].

          As this project is time sensitive, the Contract will be assessed a fee of [amount] per day that work is not
completed after the final deadline of [date], unless the Owner consents to a specified extension. Additional damages
will be assessed and liquidated damages will be deducted from the total payment amount due to the Contractor
under the payment schedule specified in this Agreement.



                                                   ARTICLE 7
                                                   COMPLETION
         The Contractor sets the following schedule for work completion, with various project stages to be completed on
specified dates. [Insert project stages and dates]

         The entire project and all work by Contractor for Owner shall be completed on or before the final deadline of [date].



                                                   ARTICLE 8
                                          CHANGES TO THE WORK

        All changes or modifications to the work ordered by the Owner must be made in writing, with appropriate
adjustments made to total payment a
				
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Description: This is an agreement between the owner of a property and a contractor who is hired to work on the property. This sample agreement establishes details regarding access, services and labor, payment, schedule and insurance, among others. As drafted, the owner appoints a representative that will make regular site visits and has the power to represent the owner’s interests to the contractor. This template agreement is intended to supply standard clauses and provisions and can be modified to fit the needs of a property owner or a contractor performing services or work at the premises.
This document is also part of a package Independent Contractor Starter Kit 21 Documents Included