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Build Your Own House or Addition - You can Remodel too! Save 25% Without Lifting A Hammer - Be Your Own General Contractor "You can do it, I can help!"- Carl Heldmann
"Contractor-author Carl Heldmann has written the bible for people who want to act as their own general contractor." - LOS ANGELES TIMES
"Build my own home? Build my own house? You must be dreaming!"
Many years ago I had these same questions and fears.
Well, you can build your own home! And yes, you can build your own house without using a residential General Contractor or home builder! Thousands do it every year and save enough money building their own new home, renovating, or building home additions, to make their dreams come true.
Most knew little or nothing about home building, yet they saved up to 25% or more. They did so by being the General Contractor (owner builder), estimating building costs and hiring professional contractors or subcontractors to do the actual work.
You too can be your own General Contractor for any type of home construction: building a new house, room addition, home addition, remodeling an older home, even renovating a house...and you don’t need to be a licensed builder...Period!
- New construction, log homes, modular homes, kit homes, panelized homes, geodesic domes, concrete homes, etc.
- You can save even more than 25% by being an owner builder when renovating a home or building a home addition.
- Imagine saving $25,000, $50,000, $75,000 or more.
- Then, you could eventually sell the new house and realize a cash profit.
- Then, reinvesting that cash profit, build the same house again with a smaller home mortgage, or build a bigger house, or eventually even be mortgage free.
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Even if you decide to hire a professional builder or remodeling contractor, or just want to buy a new home instead of building your own house, the knowledge gained from byoh.com and my general contracting books will be quite valuable.
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Good luck, Carl Heldmann
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