Book - So, you want to build a HOUSE?!

  • Creation Date: Sunday, 02 June 2019

Building a house is probably the single greatest investment you’ll ever make. As with all big investments, there are also big risks – and losses – if you don’t do your homework.

This simple guide is aimed at helping you tick off all the necessaries that must be considered and attended to during a building project. It will help you avoid the pitfalls can that threaten to turn your building experience into a nightmare, and ensure that you get what you pay for.

In this book you will learn to:

  • Price your project and set a realistic building budget
  • Choose the right team of professionals and ensure that they deliver
  • Make certain that all approvals have been secured and legalities have been met, including insurances to protect your financial investment should things go wrong
  • Fully understand and negotiate a fair building contract
  • Successfully manage your building project from start to finish.


  • Bargain Books
  • Smashwords
  • Amazon - E-Book

About The Author

Les Abbott is a professional architect with more than 650 building projects beneath his belt. He is a partner in an active building information website, where he seeks to advise and educate the general public on all matters relating to the building industry. He also writes educational articles on architecture and building-related matters for local magazines.

Categories: Art & Design, Books, Home & DIY
Tags: Architect, Architect Advice, Builders, Building A House, Building Advice, Building Contractor, Building DIY, Building Project, Electrician, Home Building, Owner Builder


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