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Online Marketplace to bring together consumers and builders/tradesmen/craftsmen

This project received 49 bids from talented freelancers with an average bid price of $3050 USD.

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Project Budget
$1500 - $3000 USD
Total Bids
49
Project Description

We need to develop a to an online marketplace that brings together consumers, builders and tradesmen, offering an open and transparent platform that promotes and supports high-quality work.
The site will have the following features.
Builders and craftsmen will need to be able to register on the site and pay their registration fees.
We will need to maintain a database of these builders details with copies of their trade certificates, insurance certificates, contact details etc. (the full [url removed, login to view] this database to be determined at a later date
The site will also hold a database of registered quantity surveyors who will be assigned jobs based on the information provided by the customers.
Customers will post their building/construction/plumbing/electrical/maintenance jobs online by completing an online form this form will be constructed in such a way to get full details of the proposed project from the customer. These forms will be stored in a database.
Based on the information provided by the customer (particularly discipline e.g electrical/plumbing/construction and UK postcode) The job will be assigned to one of our quantity surveyors to attend the customers premises at an agreed time and date to carry out a survey from which they will produce a comprehensive description of the work that needs to be done and produce a bill of materials which will allow one of the registered builders/craftsmen to produce a quote for the customer.
Once the site survey is done the surveyors report and bill of materials is posted to a private area of the [url removed, login to view] registered professionals will produce their quotation for the customer based on the material supplied in the report.
As soon as the quotes are received the customer is given the top five quotes and chooses one.
After the customer has chosen his provider both the customer and the builder are provided with one anothers contact details and the provider attends the customers premises and agrees the final price for the job.
If either the customer or the provider decided that they do not wish to work together the customer can choose another quotation from the initial responders.
After the customer has chosen his provider they will need to make a stage payment via an escrow service. (Site Developer would need to be familiar with setting up an escrow service) .
Once the job is completed to everyone's satisfaction the provider is paid from the escrow service less our fee.

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