Building Your Custom Home For Dummies


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<p><b>You deserve a home&nbsp;that meets your specific needs and desires!&nbsp;</b></p> <p>If you find yourself dreaming of the perfect patio, the ideal kitchen, and inviting rooms where you love to spend time, it might just be time to start building! With&nbsp;<i>Building Your&nbsp;Custom&nbsp;Home&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>, you won&rsquo;t have to feel intimidated as you plan, finance, and&nbsp;oversee construction&nbsp;on your new oasis. You&rsquo;ll learn what it takes to&nbsp;build a custom home,&nbsp;including&nbsp;which pros&nbsp;to call and when. This updated edition also covers the latest in real estate and home construction trends, including smart homes, green building, and banking options.&nbsp;</p> <p>It’s more important than ever to live in a home that&rsquo;s truly how you want it, truly your own. Now is the perfect time to get started&mdash;if you&rsquo;re still in the dreaming stage, this book will help you identify your style and articulate your vision. If you&rsquo;re further along in the process, you&rsquo;ll benefit from&nbsp;checklists and&nbsp;pointers&nbsp;on reviewing architects&rsquo; plans, evaluating contractor bids, flipping the home you build, and&nbsp;more.&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>The latest&nbsp;guidance on building a beautiful home on any budget&nbsp;</li> <li>New ideas for high-tech homes with low carbon footprints&nbsp;</li> <li>Step-by-step instructions for securing financing, hiring architects, and finding reliable contractors&nbsp;</li> <li>Advice on how to invest your home-building budget wisely and&nbsp;plan for the future&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p><i>Building Your&nbsp;Custom&nbsp;Home&nbsp;For&nbsp;Dummies</i>&nbsp;takes you from finding the perfect homesite through&nbsp;laying the&nbsp;foundation to framing and finishing&mdash;in the friendly Dummies style you can trust.&nbsp;</p>