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Be Your Own House Contractor

Save 25% without Lifting a Hammer
While building a home is not a simple task, expert Carl Heldmann shows that it is not as complicated as one might believe. With his sound advice, readers can act as their own house contractor and save...
While building a home is not a simple task, expert Carl Heldmann shows that it is not as complicated as one might believe. With his sound advice, readers can act as their own house contractor and save...
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  • While building a home is not a simple task, expert Carl Heldmann shows that it is not as complicated as one might believe. With his sound advice, readers can act as their own house contractor and save a quarter - or more - of the cost of building a home. And without picking up a hammer!

    Heldmann explains each step of the home building process in non-technical, easily understood language, helping readers avoid the pitfalls that plague general contractors, even experienced ones. Readers will learn how to develop house plans, establish schedules, select good subcontractors, identify cost saving options, negotiate contracts, estimate building costs, purchase materials and supplies, and much more.

About the Author-
  • Carl Heldmann is a construction loan consultant and an expert on residential construction costs. A licensed homebuilder and real estate broker, he is co-founder of the Michigan School of Home Building and founder of the North Carolina School of Home Building. He lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Table of Contents-
  • Chapter 1 Be Your Own General Contractor and Save (3)

    Chapter 2 Where to Start (14)

    Chapter 3 Financing (30)

    Chapter 4 Cost Estimating (41)

    Chapter 5 Further Preparations (52)

    Chapter 6 Subcontractors (57)

    Chapter 7 Suppliers (65)

    Chapter 8 Building the House (69)

    Chapter 9 Additions to an Existing Home (88)

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    Storey Publishing, LLC
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