• How to Build Your Dream Home: A Detailed Guide to Getting Your Property Ready to Build, While Saving Up to $50,000

  • The 10 Step Guide to Constructing Your Dream Home in Just 26 Weeks, Book 2
  • By: Kris Land
  • Narrated by: Mark Williams
  • Length: 4 hrs and 3 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (24 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Be warned: This might just encourage you to actually start building that dream home of yours…

Are you ready to get building, but still find yourself feeling like something’s missing? You’ve been dreaming of building your own home for years now, but somehow it just doesn’t seem like you’re fully prepared…

Maybe you’re a bit worried about the cost, or how everything will actually go once you get started? 

These are completely reasonable concerns to have, and it makes total sense that you have a bit of hesitation with this whole project. Building your own home is a sizable task, and of course, when it’s been your dream for so long, you want things to be right. But this doesn't have to leave you frozen in your tracks. 

Building a house is just like any other great journey—it unfolds one beautiful (and sometimes tiny) step at a time. The good news is that what this path of tiny steps looks like is very clear and straightforward. 

Finally, a specific and detailed guide to help you maneuver these first steps and get your land ready for the build is here! Just because you haven’t done this before doesn't mean others haven’t—and it’s completely okay to seek some help from time to time! With a little guidance in the right direction, you’ll surely be able to conquer the rest without a sweat.

A bit of structure and larger financial awareness is just an added bonus!

In Building My Own House, you’ll discover:

  • Everything you need to know about utilizing your unique skill set and becoming your own general contractor
  • A detailed look at the very first steps to take when building your own home—focus on what’s directly in front of you without getting lost in the noise
  • The best way to nail down a loan so it doesn't end up costing you a fortune
  • How to properly balance your finances and budget like a boss, saving you even more money in the long run
  • An overview of all the details that will need to be in order to ensure your land is completely ready for building
  • How to find the best subcontractors for when you do need help—and what you can expect to be paying them
  • Insider tips and tricks for making the most of your relationships with your suppliers so you can, again, save some money!
  • And much more!

You’re ready, and you have been ready for a while now. You (and you alone) have to decide: Are you going to make your dream become a reality, or will you just continue to sit there and daydream instead?

The path has never been more clear. What are you waiting for?

Uncover the most detailed and helpful strategies for taking the first steps toward building your dream home from scratch. Scroll up and click the “Add to Cart” button right now.

©2022 Kris Land (P)2022 Kris Land

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Great Book!

I would highly recommend this book for those looking to build their forever home. My wife and I are gratefully in this stage of our lives, and the stress of it is hard to handle. This book definitely helps.

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I can do this!

This book not only left me feeling like I could manage my own home build, but it gave me the confidence that I could do it well! A lot of what is covered seems like common sense once I heard it, but they were not things I would’ve thought of such as the builders insurance, where to get house plans, etc. This book is a must have if you’ve ever thought about taking this project on yourself.

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Very helpful

This was a great audio book for anyone looking to build their first home. You will save so much by buying this book because there are so many money saving tips hidden in this audio book.

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Great Guide Very Detailed


Explained in a very succinct and detailed way this guide leaves nothing out or to chance from the first words to the end credits. From budgeting and costing to allaying your fears and making the whole task more of a great journey by being totally prepared.

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WOW - What an Amazng Book!

I loved this book from the induction to the conclusion! It is full of great information for anyone thinking of building a home. I suggest if you know of someone in your family ready to build a home give them this book as a gift. It will save them so much money and also give them step-by-step instructions.

I recommend this book to anyone thinking of building a home now or in the future. Excellent Book!

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luv this book!!

I enjoyed to listen this Dream Home book. It was a very well-written book and provides all essential information about constructing your own home while saving up to 50K.. For my 2nd home, I definitely want to consider his guideline to hire subcontractors and try to build my own home. Nowadays house prices are so high due to inflation and I highly recommend this book to all~

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Great information from an expert

After listening to this book, I realize there are so many little details about buying/building a home that I never even considered. This book not only educates you, but it also points you in the right direction. SO many pitfalls will be avoided! It's got me excited to see what I can do myself. I'm glad I found this one. And the narrator is excellent too.

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Incredibly Motivating!

If you have been thinking about building your own home, you MUST listen to this book! It is packed full of valuable tips and information to help you build the house of your dreams while saving you a boatload of cash. So stop dreaming and start building! I would highly recommend this book, even if you are just beginning to ponder the idea!

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Excellent advice

Great book for anyone wanting to build a home. He gives need to know details including real life stories to back the information as to why it is important. Any major questions I had - they are in there. Even notes the time lines of when things should be done (builder & owner) depending on the building type. Even lists types of contracts and the pros and cons of each. Can't say enough wonderful things about this book. If he has any other books - I'm buying!

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Insightful

My partner and I are in the process of building our home and this book has been a super guide to help us along our journey. This book will help you understand loans and how to budget correctly to optimize your spending and get the job done effectively. A great listen!

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  • Byron Tyler
  • 07-17-22

Valuable Listen

This audiobook has valuable tools and strategies on how to build a property home of your dreams. It not only gives great advice but it also provides a checklist and resources to help you save money and time as well. Overall it's educational, helpful and inspiring as well. It's a great listen.

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  • Wellington 365
  • 07-13-22

Excellent resource. A comprehensive Guide written in a easy to understand way

I wish I had had this book much earlier in my life of home ownership. This book would have helped so much. But hey, better late than never.

This book is very detailed in an easy to understand way, it answered all of the questions I had, with very helpful step-by-step guides. I feel confident and prepared to start the process of building my dream home. It’s a must read, 10/10 would recommend.

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  • T. Huang
  • 06-26-22

all-in-one guide to creating your dream home

With the current housing market, some people may consider building their own home to save up on the cost. Though, this book is geared toward building a dream/ retirement home, I think anyone who is considering building their own home can benefit from this. The book covers many essential steps to consider before building a home, such as how to get a construction loan, how to get a house plan, how to identify suppliers and contractors, how to budget for the construction, and how to navigate the actual construction process. I very much appreciate that the author put great consideration on helping readers to budget and save on the home building process. It really helps give me a better idea of how much capital I would need. Overall I recommend this book to anyone who want to build their dream home. One great idea that I would consider from this book is putting my house in an LLC.

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  • Mariya Nikolova
  • 06-26-22

Very useful book

I'm glad I read it before I bought the house. I will not build a house, but I want to buy a cheaper house to repair and make it exactly the way I want, and not go into a ready-made house and have someone tell me where my stove is. Now I know what to expect and what specialists I will need, and I start making my budget and researching ... A lot of work, but it's easier when you know what to look for.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-23-22

Good guide for preparing a home build

Kris Land does a good job of laying out the steps and resources to prepare for a dream home build. I came into this book thinking it was a standalone, but it is part of a series. As a stand-alone it would not have been a full guide to the process, but it definitely came close. Looking forward to reading the other installments!

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  • Michael Joe Navarro
  • 06-21-22

Guide through the Gaunlet

Some would think getting a home would be easy. Boy oh boy, are you wrong. The details in this book will guide you in the long process and give you a heads up on surprise. A must read if you think about buy ing property.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-20-22

A great source of motivation!

Kris definitely nailed the ultimate DIY hack in building your dream house from scratch. The book is your complete guide. It includes tips and building advices as you navigate towards building your house on a budget. Highly recommend!

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  • Linda Boone
  • 06-14-22

Everything I need to know to build my dream home!

I always wanted to know how to build your own home in simple terms that my family can do ourselves. I see so many things in homes that we just don’t want, and have wanted to have our house the way we would love, not the way everyone else likes it.


Kris Land makes it so easy; he explains how he did it, and how he has learned by experience, now how nice is that! I must admit I don’t like people telling me how to do something without ever doing it themselves, because they never see the problems.


He breaks it down into small bites, or steps that help you see when you have met those goals, that way you can see how things are moving along which I am sure will be a great encourager.


How to deal with subcontractors, which will save you lots of money by not having to pay for a contractor.

How to deal with all the costs, loan, insurance, know all the permits you will need & to get them before you build, 0%APR credit card, draw up your plans making sure you are 100% happy with it, finding the architect that works with what you want, find out who your family or friends know that can do different things to help you build your home easier, how to find all the shortcuts & coupons for everything possible, how to get all of your supplies, planning ahead, and tons more.


This will surely help anyone wanting to build their own home & how to do it!

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  • Kevin
  • 06-14-22

Planning is the key

Starting any project whether long or short, it's always good to have a plan and a goal to accomplish the project. I like how everything is organized in this book easy to follow and understand. It's given me a lot to consider for making my project a success. Thanks!

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  • Ryan Doherty
  • 06-11-22

Very detailed

An interesting journey into what goes into building a house. Not many of us will ever do it in the uk. But this is a great book on how you can buy some land and put your own house on it. If you've ever wondered what it would take, this gives a great overview! I really enjoyed it.