Resources for Building Your Own Home

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New Online Course for Owner Builders

The newest, most comprehensive online course for those that want to build their own home while taking on the role of the general contractor.  Learn how to STAY ORGANIZED, ON TIME, and ON BUDGET with the "Build Your Own Home" online course.  This self-paced, multimedia course takes you through the construction of an actual home from lot purchase through to final paint touch ups.  For a LIMITED time, your enrollment includes...

  • Direct Email Access to the builder/instructor to ask question regarding your own personal project

  • Free cost to build per square foot for your region based on the latest cost data book

  • 20% Discount off the Digital Resource Kit (a.k.a. the new and improved complete package)

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Digital Resource Kit (a.k.a. The new and improved complete package)

The online course is the "How To."  The "Build Your Own Home Digital Resource Kit" contains the tools professional home builders use to manage their projects.  A few of the major items included in The Build Your Own Home Digital Resource Kit are the...

  • New Home Schedule - We created this schedule to allow us to plug in a start date and automatically run out the completion dates with Excel formulas 

  • Lot Purchase Guide - Avoid hassles and costly problems when purchasing the land 

  • Contracting Kit - Containing the pieces needed to hire tradespeople, including bid sheets & scopes of work

  • Budget - Our detailed budget will help you avoid cost overruns

  • Sample Contract - A sample agreement to use with subcontractors and suppliers 

Check out the Build Your Own Home Digital Resource Kit here.



What's the difference between the online course and the Kit?

Think of the course as the complete instruction manual on how to build a home as a general contractor.  The Kit is the virtual toolbox full of stuff used to make it happen.  

So which is best for a new owner builder?

Start with the online course.  After taking the course, request your 20% student discount code to purchase the Kit.

Where do I go to get more information about the Online Course and the Digital Kit? 

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Over at the Armchair Builder Blog we regularly share tips for saving money and preventing hassles.  We cover...

  • Basement Finishing
  • Kitchen & Bath Remodel
  • Tips for Hiring Subcontractors
  • Resources to Build Your Own Home 
  • Home Repair Techniques
  • DIY (because sometimes it just make sense to do it yourself)

Check out our latest insider building tips at the AB Blog!


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