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Publisher's Summary

If you're considering building a new house, you'll want to listen to this first!

You're about to discover how to successfully navigate the planning, design, permitting, bidding, contract-signing, and construction process. This book was written by Two Licensed Architects, Mother and Daughter, with years of varied experience in Residential Construction on opposite sides of the Country.

We will demystify the entire process, and help you become more comfortable with what's ahead in order to avoid common mistakes that can cost big bucks during construction.

©2014 DreamFISH LLC (P)2017 DreamFISH LLC

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  • Lucas Samples
  • 18-03-2021

Waste of Money

Repetitive to the point where I was losing my mind, this book could be a drinking game for the word Architect, and the narrator has a whistle on his "s" sound that I'm sorry I couldn't stand.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 14-11-2020

Not For The Novice

Great for anyone who wants to consider building a house and needs to learn how much is involved. After finishing this general description my first thought was how much I needed a professional architect to get my home built right. Don't listen if you don't know anything about building a home. listen if you want to see how valuable an architect is and why the profession is so valuable.

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  • James
  • 09-10-2019

Short and Sweet, Thorough

Some of these process points I have or would have considered, many I wasn’t even aware about. But the main takeaway is that an architect - ie. a knowing and skilled project manager specializing in buildings - is essential unless your expectation is to fulfill all of their necessary functions instead yourself. To me the choice is obvious, but either way this book was a great overview, and saved me hours of googling.

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  • MazamaCoffeeCo
  • 21-06-2019

PIECE OF JUNK!

please don't waste your time on this book-- it took about 30 minutes for the guy to read it to me-- it was terrible and very basic.

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  • Celeste Gibbs
  • 08-01-2019

Informative

This was well written with clear information, but I feel for free you could Google this information.

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  • Cali Daddy
  • 24-08-2018

Very helpful, right level of detail for non-pros

Learned so much from the book. For non-professionals, it is a great listen. Highly recommend.

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