A Homeowner's Guide to the Custom Home Building Process

by Christy Ann Kicklighter

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 4/14/2015

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 5.5x8.5
Page Count : 76
ISBN : 9781504328005
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 76
ISBN : 9781504328012

About the Book

A Homeowner’s Guide to the Custom Home Building Process introduces the new homeowner to the paperwork and processes that it takes to build a home from the ground up. The Homeowner’s Guide walks you through contractor selection, bidding and contract administration, all the way to project completion. You will learn of some warning signs along the way, so you don’t get taken advantage of.

Building your new home can be an enjoyable experience, by educating yourself, staying positive, and visualizing the outcome—your dream house.

“I have personally known Christy for over twenty years. Christy is very personable, honest, hard-working, and dedicated. She has an excellent understanding of the construction industry and associated paperwork, and her estimates have always been accurate.”

—Paul U. Dritenbas, AIA, principal architect

About the Author

Christy has a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction from the University of Florida and is currently licensed in the State of Florida as a Certified Building Contractor. She has been working in construction for over twenty-two years and has experience in all phases of construction - estimating, bidding, supervision, project management, job-cost accounting, contract administration, scheduling, permitting and safety.

She built her first personal home at the age of 22. She has managed tens of millions of dollars worth of high-end custom homes and renovations on the East Coast of Florida.

Christy currently resides in Vero Beach, Florida with her husband and children, and manages a local construction company. In her spare time she enjoys all the fun-in-the-sun that Florida has to offer.