Build your Own Home on A Shoestring
[save Big $$ Without Cutting Corners]Book - 2005
Build Your Own Home on a Shoestring shows readers everything they need to know to manage the construction of their dream homes and save big bucks in the process - it's how-to meets how-to-save! The book guides prospective homebuilders through each stage of the homebuilding process - from planning and financing to design and construction - and shows them how to reduce, even eliminate, costs along the way. Readers will learn how to- Buy the right piece of land at the right price. Find the best loan and negotiate closing costs. Get free design advice from professionals. Buy the floor plan of their dreams for next to nothing. Negotiate the best prices on materials and supplies. Save thousands on plumbing, electrical, and heating and cooling systems. Cut costs on walls, flooring, and interior rooms. Keep contractors and subcontractors on schedule. Handle unexpected delays and expenses.
Publisher: New York : Alpha Books, c2005
Branch Call Number: 690.837 NON
Characteristics: vii, 359 p. : ill. ; 23 cm