Basically, the builder we contracted to build our house has failed to complete. We have submitted a complaint to the Building Commissioner, who had accepted the complaint and passed it onto SAT. SAT had an initial hearing in March, which the builder never attended claiming they were not aware. Subsequently, another hearing was arranged for 3 weeks after that date. The builder attended and stated he would have it completed by end April 16. To date, no work has been carried out and I've been advised that the builder is on holidays for the next week. I'm looking for some guidance and / or advice on a strategy to "force" the builder to completing the working to a date set by SAT, or paying costs for someone else to finish the build, or pay a specific amount with compensation and claim costs to enable us to contract specific work to be done The Contractual build time was 180 working days from end July 2014; therefore, the construction should have been completed late Feb /early Mar 2015. It is now 12 months on and the construction is still not completed. In March 2015, we were advised that the construction of the house would be completed by June 2015, and then advise the end of Jul 2015 as per the detailed construction activity schedule provided to me at a site meeting in April 2015. I had advised builder on numerous occasions from April 2014 that we intended to place our current home onto the market based upon the construction schedule provided and his “rock solid guarantee” with the view to moving into the new premises on August 15 . It sold within 10 days. However even after the continual ongoing assurances, the house was still unfinished. Our situation was further compounded by the fact that we had no tenant history, and we found it extremely difficult to secure a rental. Consequently, we lived in our caravan for 2 weeks whilst waiting on a response to our requests (email, phone calls) for revised construction completion dates from the builder, which were all never answered. Regrettably, due to the insecure situation, and no communication from the builder it left us with no choice but to purchase a very small 2 bedroom unit with the view to selling once the situation has been resolved, as we had no idea how long this was going to be. All costs to purchase, relocate and storage of furniture and caravan/boat have been borne by us. The builder finally turned up at the site in Oct 15 and said that they would have the house completed by end Nov, then again end Dec 15. When it wasn't anywhere near completion, we gave notice to the builder of our intention to submit a complaint to the Building Commission on Jan 16. As explain previously, it is now with SAT and a new hearing is scheduled for April. I understand that the builder has 4 other clients at various stages of construction and I'm only surmising her but, I'd say they are juggling cash flow. Thank you.