• How to Build Your Dream Home: A Step-by-Step Guide to Being Your Own General Contractor While Saving Up to $50,000

  • The 10 Step Guide to Constructing Your Dream Home in Just 26 Weeks, Book 1
  • By: Kris Land
  • Narrated by: Mark Williams
  • Length: 4 hrs and 26 mins
  • 5.0 out of 5 stars (23 ratings)

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How to Build Your Dream Home: A Step-by-Step Guide to Being Your Own General Contractor While Saving Up to $50,000

By: Kris Land
Narrated by: Mark Williams
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Whether you’re building a tiny home or the mansion of your wildest dreams, here’s exactly how to do it.

Have you always dreamed of living in a space that is designed and built entirely by yourself?

Do you constantly look at other architectural designs and imagine how you would tweak it, making it better and your very own?

Maybe you’re finally ready to take the leap into designing and building your own home, but after all these years of dreaming, you aren’t quite sure where to begin.

Even if you consider yourself to be handy around the house and yard, undertaking a project of this size and capacity is sure to be a bit daunting for anyone.

It’s completely okay to feel overwhelmed!

But the beautiful thing is that when you break it down into simple and actionable steps, building your own home from the ground up is something you are entirely capable of doing.

You’ve got the skills and know-how. Now all you need is to put them into practice in an efficient way that produces the best results.

Building a new house requires a lot of foresight—things will go wrong and the plan will most likely find itself derailed at one point or another.

Although this is in many ways a natural occurrence, it doesn't have to be in any way catastrophic.

With the right plan in place and a detailed map of how to progress through the entire process, no matter the curveballs you encounter, you’ll be able to seamlessly get back into the flow of things.

It’s one thing to have the skills, but it’s another thing entirely to be able to apply them in a way that produces results.

Finally, you can have both without any extra stress.

In How to Build Your Dream Home, you’ll discover:

  • Why you’ll need to be incredibly patient with yourself as you lay the foundations of your home and begin framing
  • Detailed checklists to help ensure everything is perfectly aligned so you won’t have to make adjustments later on
  • Powerful insight and guidance for successful rough-in of plumbing, HVAC, and electricity—save both a ton of time and money
  • Effective ways to cut costs and keep the scope of your material use within reasonable budget constraints
  • Why certain tasks should be outsourced to other professionals—and how to choose the best business partners based on your unique needs and desires
  • How to take aesthetic design into your own hands with the successful installation of cabinetry, trim, and more
  • How to pull everything together and give all the final touches in one cohesive approach that won’t take more than two weeks

...and much more!

Don't sit there feeling overwhelmed, coming up with excuses for why you can't get started.

You’re ready and have what it takes to make this happen.

Now, you don't even have to make a plan.

It’s a crucial component, yes, but it’s all been taken care of for you.

Now you just need to get busy building!

If you’re ready to finally make your dream of building your own house come true, then scroll up and click the “Add to Cart” button right now.

©2022 Kris Land (P)2022 Kris Land

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A lot of useful information

A lot of useful information
I mean, the information is a lot and is useful. I listened to it twice. The second time with paper and pen. I did the same for the first book. I can't wait to see what he comes up with next.
I think it's well done, without going into detail, it gives you choices about what to have in your house.
I recommend you listen to it, even if you think you know what you want in your new house you can change your mind.

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Perfect even for experienced home builders

As a contractor, building a home can feel like an endless game of fitting all the pieces together. This book does an excellent job of outlining the process from start to finish in the best arrangement of steps possible. After listening, you have all the tools to be a great home build project manager all while saving a lot of money!

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Excellent Informational Book!

"How to Build Your Dream Home: A Step-by-Step Guide to Being Your Own General Contractor While Saving Up to $50,000: The 10 Step Guide to Constructing Your Dream Home in Just 26 Weeks, Book 1" includes everything you need to build your dream home.

I'm 66, but even I believe I could build a new home if I follow this audiobook or even fix up our present home. This book walks you through preconstruction and week by week of construction on your new home. This is like having a contractor.

Even if you just want to replace the trim in your existing home, touch up the paint, or add new sliding, this is the book for you too.

It's incredible how much I've learned from the audiobook and how to put it into play. I would recommend this book to everyone!

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Very Helpful

If you are looking to build your own home, I recommend listening and following the advice in this book before you get started. This book covers many tips and lots of information for building a house, such as what problems you may come across and how to avoid them, what to consider before getting started and if building a house is really for you! I recommend.

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You need this book!

This book has so much valuable information, especially for first time home builders and those planning to do their own general contracting. I found the info about timeline estimates and what questions you should ask of your subcontractors to be particularly useful. Many things I hadn’t even considered! Thank you so much! Love this series.

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Had some good ideas

I have worked for a general contractor for custom homes for years. I got this book because I was interested in seeing some of the authors ideas on where to save money. I thought over the book had a lot of ideas, tips, tricks to help a novice along the way. This type of project can come with a lot of ups and downs and hopefully, having this guide will help to avoid some headaches.

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  • DW
  • 09-07-22

Very Timely

Just the book I needed. Building my own home does not seem as daunting as it did before. This step by step guide has got me moving and I intend to keep it with me as I go through the process of building my home. I recommend this book for anyone struggling between buying a home and building your own.

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Do Not Build Until You Have Listen This!

I'm in the beginning stages of having a custom home built and felt I needed some more information prior to the contract being signed. This book is so easy to understand and I am so thankful for that. I am quite educated but am not savvy in the way of construction or building. If you are looking for something to use to research the building of a home look no further.

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Excelente Book

This book is excellent because it contains valuable information to create your desired home. I learned a lot from it. The most outstanding fact to me was how to be patient during construction. That is one thing I always struggle with every time I have a building in which I am involved. Amount Another thing that I learned is how to use my budget wisely. Thank you, Kris, for the creation of this book.

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  • TG
  • 08-31-22

The book that I have been needing!

I was so happy to find this book! As a very organized person, I have always felt that building a home is about scheduling, permitting and hiring competent people. This book allows me to gain the confidence that I need to tackle a 1st small project. Great read!!

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  • Tyler
  • 11-20-22

A Must!!

Everything I was looking for and more! I am excited and ready to build my dream house but reality can set in and make the process feel overwhelming and scary. With up to date helpful information, tip and tricks , this is a well put together guide . Book 1 already has me feeling confident and knowledgable , ready to become my own contractor and get the job done, I look forward to continuing with this series. A must read for all looking to build their own home! You wont regret it!

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  • Amazon_shopper
  • 11-04-22

Great audiobook

What an informative audiobook written by the author on building your dream home. It gives a detailed 26 week plan, with each chapter really emphasising the different stages of the construction process to final touches. Very practical tips!

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  • LoveIsMyEgo
  • 10-14-22

Super useful!

Recently, I have found myself very attracted to cute amazing builds and interiors of houses in magazines and on the internet. I plan to have my own home in a few months, so I am in the action of finding one. My biggest problem is the houses in the market are not as ‘houses with the character’ that I desire, given my budget. So I thought, can I actually build my own house, make it super cute with a personal touch at the same time save money?

If you are looking for one audiobook with everything you need to know about building a house, this is it!

The book walks you through all the practical aspects, from regulations to save on building materials, and the best thing is it follows a timeline to keep you on track!

I found it quite reassuring that it also indicated when you should consult a specialist, that way, I know that nothing can go wrong!

AND I liked how the narration was done very well and was easy to understand.

Worth the buy!

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  • ben
  • 10-13-22

A lot of great information

What started as merely a nugget of an idea is now something that I believe to be an achievable thing. Very insightful book with lots of great info. Overall a really great listen

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  • DF
  • 10-13-22

Fantastic Resource

We have been considering building our dream home for quite a while which is why I am so glad we discovered this amazing audiobook. It has finally given us the confidence and knowledge to get going with our plan. The book is a great overview of the whole process, with detailed and useful steps to follow throughout the building journey. I see now that there’s so much that I had never even previously considered. A great resource with all the details one needs! Highly recommend!

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  • DH
  • 10-13-22

Great for anyone starting their first project!

This is something I have always considered doing, but had no idea where to start or what to look out for. This book starts right at the beginning and guides through all the preparation needed. Getting this big picture view and going through the preparation steps really provides me with much more confidence that I can see the picture now. The book recognises that stuff happens and something will inevitably not go they way you want it to, but it takes a very proactive approach to be prepared for these if they do happen. All round a very useful book to get started!

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  • M.A Holmes
  • 10-12-22

Just Wow!

This author came up with this book at just the right time as my husband and I are planning to build our dream house! I am just amazed at how it has just about everything we need and much more than we even thought we needed. We would have floundered without this book. Building is indeed a large task and also one of the most important ones of your life. This is not just a house; this is to be our home. This is why we are so appreciative that this writer put so much into creating this essential step by step must have guide to building our home at last. There is absolutely nothing left out. We are in awe! Thank you for this valuable piece of resource. We will be recommending it to many friends and family who are planning to build, are already building , or who are just interested in this field.

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  • Ayo
  • 10-10-22

Blue Print to Follow!

The audiobook is a blue print to follow to have negotiations and skills needed in dealing with builders. The audio book helps plan with a budget so that it is not cumbersome to carry out the projest. It is clear to follow and it helps understand what to expect. The book helps cut cost as one can work with a budget and make adjustment as needed having a clear picture of what is needed. Putting everything together and doing the finishing tourches was a dread but the book gives unique solutions that was helpful.


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  • janewriting
  • 10-07-22

Brilliant - clear, realistic practical and encour

Really enjoyable. this book is well organised with enough detail so that you know clearly what's involved. lots of practical, step by step advice. I like that the narrator keeps gently reminding you when you are at a point where you can relax a bit and celebrate your achievement.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 10-04-22

Amazing

I loved this book from the beginning to the end!! It is full of great information for anyone thinking of building a home. All the tips on what to do and do not to do are incredible, and I highly recommend