Build Your Own House

Home Building Books

Summary: Save money building a new house, buying a new home, or building a home addition with professional home builder Carl Heldmann's home construction book as your guide.

From estimating the cost to build a house, buying land, home plans, budgeting, construction loans, hiring contractors, to overseeing construction, this house construction book offers home building tips, home building secrets, and home building advice.

The knowledge you will gain from this book and from byoh.com will be valuable even if you decide to have a home builder (general contractor) build your home for you.

Here’s what Book reviewers have to say about Be Your Own House Contractor:

"Contractor-author Carl Heldmann has written the bible for people who want to act as their own general contractor" - LOS ANGELES TIMES

"We recommend it to anyone building a house" - Hometime®

"This outstanding book rates a solid ten" - Robert Bruss

"This book is a must" - American Homeowners Foundation

"Simple language, no technical jargon" - New York Times

"Excellent book. Recommended" - Library Journal

"If you are bound and determined to plunge ahead pick up a copy of this little book before you start."- Gordy Holt, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

"If you're intrigued by the idea of being your own contractor for your dream house, here's where to begin."- Marcia Schnedler, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

"…Heldmann offers something that you can hold dear for a lifetime: the skinny on home building"— Mike McCarthy, Timber Home Building

Books make great gifts! They are thoughtful, inexpensive, and enduring.

Purchase the paperback edition of Be Your Own House Contractor online, by clicking here or on the book.

And, Be Your Own House Contractor is also available as an eBook at a great price.

The Amazon Kindle eBook edition is fantastic and you can start reading it in under a minute.

Purchase the Amazon Kindle eBook edition by clicking here or on the book.

Other Books by Carl:
Note: All Carl’s books are available from your favorite bookseller, or Click on any book to buy online.

be your own home renovation contractor
Storey Publishing
learn to be a general contractor
Storey Publishing
how to afford your own log home
The Globe Pequot Press
Also Available
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From PBS' Hometime.com

This Free eBook by Carl Heldmann is an instant download with 85 Pages and dozens of color construction photos.