There are very specific things to review prior to buying a lot to build on. This downloadable checklist provides these items in one convenient place to make sure nothing is overlooked.
Thinking of buying a lot for building a home in the future? This downloadable worksheet helps you organize the yearly costs for things like HOA dues and sewer availability fees to make sure you know what you are getting into.
This detailed checklist helps guide you through the structural quality review process.
We finished building the house and launched the course in 2020. This means you get the latest concepts to help you build your own home.
This self-paced course is presented through videos, articles, photos, and diagrams to give students a complete experience. The video/photos were captured daily on the job site as the home was being built.
Discussions allow students to interact with the instructor and each other by asking questions and leaving comments, adding a deeper dimension to the content being learned. Because it's nice to hear from others in the same situation when you build your own home.
This lesson shares how we created a detailed budget for the Open Book Build to ensure all costs were included from the start. The success of any new home build comes down to a careful review of all costs.
It's hard to find good quality trades people these days. Here we show the best methods used to find, screen, and hire the folks that get a quality job done on time.
In this lesson we provide a complete overview of the contracting kit used in the Open Book Build and explain how it's used to get the best price for each building activity.
This learning module shows how our Excel schedule template was used to build the home in under four months. The template has all the formulas to automate this task...here we show how we use the tool to get a home built efficiently.
Pro builders complete specific tasks each day throughout the building of a home to keep the project on schedule and per budget. This lesson shares the detailed tasks we used for each phase in building the Open Book Build prototype home.
There are many things to review prior to spending hard earned money on a lot to build your dream home. Here, we go through each item and show how a little upfront work can make the build process much easier.
It's totally possible to save tens of thousands of dollars when you build your own home. Be sure to get every possible advantage you can to successfully complete your new dream home on time and on budget.