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Previous Owner-Builder for Jason in Elyria, OH at OwnerBuilderBook.com - Home for Owner-Builders



House style?
 Other
 
How many finished levels in your most recent owner-built house?
 One
 

Future Owner-Builder for Jason in Elyria, OH at OwnerBuilderBook.com - Home for Owner-Builders



How many finished levels in your future owner-built house?
 Two
 
How many houses have you owned prior to this one?
 One
 
Will you be working when you owner-build?
 Both working
 
Are you organized?
 Pretty organized
 
How many bedrooms are you planning on?
 Three
 
How many books about contracting or the trades will you read when you owner-build?
 More than eight books
 
What will be the R-value of your walls?
 R-19
 
How much combined time will you spend planning?
 More than 900 hours
 
Will you build in town or in the country?
 Rural
 
Who will take primary responsibility in your family for the work?
 Husband primary
 
If stick-built, will you use 2x4 or 2x6 framing?
 2x6
 
Will you take pictures of the job when you owner-built?
 Will use a digital camera regularly
 
What is the average General Contractor estimate to build your plans?
 $125 - $150
 
What is the average monthly maintenance cost of the house you'll be leaving?
 $100 - $200
 
How many houses have you built, remodeled or added on to as an owner-builder?
 One
 
What type of construction are you planning?
 Conventional
 
How many children will be living at home when you owner-build?
 One
 
What time of year will you start?
 March
 
How much personal use do you make of the Internet?
 10-15 hours
 
Will you incorporate active solar panels (PV) into your home?
 No
 
How many bathrooms are you planning on?
 4-5
 
Do you plan to use any personal friends as subs?
 Two
 
How many tools do you own?
 More than $8,000
 
How many hours do you project spending as a couple, counting planning and construction?
 > 1,000 hrs.
 
What will you choose for wall insulation?
 Fiberglass batts
 
How many times are you planning to do this?
 More than five
 
How many children do you have?
 One
 
How many covered vehicle spaces will you provide in your owner-built house?
 Three
 
Will your project be a starter, step-up, custom, or dream home?
 Dream home
 
Do you know your credit score?
 No
 
Do you own a truck?
 Yes
 
What's the population of the community where you will build?
 <50,000
 
Do you have a step-up strategy?
 No
 
What percentage of the time do you think O-B's get liened by subs or vendors?
 5%
 
How much construction industry experience will you have before you owner-build?
 1-2 years
 
Do you have experience using spreadsheets for budgeting or scheduling?
 Ten times
 
How much calendar time will there be from when you first did some written planning to groundbreaking?
 Two and a half to three years
 
How many air conditioning units will you include in your owner-built house?
 One compressor
 
What is the average monthly utility cost in your current home?
 $100 - $150
 
Are you a good shopper?
 Super shopper
 
Will you get comparison bids from general contractors?
 More than three
 
How much do you plan to save altogether vs. appraised value?
 20% - 25%
 
Planned house style?
 Other
 
Is your occupation "blue collar" or "white collar"?
 Blue collar
 
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