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The House That Ron Built

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Ron Berger spent 41 years working for both good and bad builders. Only two stood out as really "good" builders; the rest fell below that mark. Ron points out the many different aspects of building that will affect the buyers' perception of a builder. Learn what makes a good builder and what to look for when you have doubts. To the builders he points out ways to change from an "also ran" builder to one that is in demand. Create products for which people are really willing to pay what you ask-even in bad times. To ...

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Overview

Ron Berger spent 41 years working for both good and bad builders. Only two stood out as really "good" builders; the rest fell below that mark. Ron points out the many different aspects of building that will affect the buyers' perception of a builder. Learn what makes a good builder and what to look for when you have doubts. To the builders he points out ways to change from an "also ran" builder to one that is in demand. Create products for which people are really willing to pay what you ask-even in bad times. To all readers, whether buying new or used-check up on builders' and contractors' backgrounds and references. Only you can prevent forest fires, as the saying goes. A good contractor will gladly supply all that's needed. Spend your money wisely and you will enjoy it for a long time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781413786057
  • Publisher: Publish America
  • Publication date: 9/26/2005
  • Pages: 132
  • Product dimensions: 0.31 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 11, 2006

    House That Ron Built

    Easy to read - so read it several times like I did. You learn something new each time. Builders and Buyers need this information to feel better about the building business.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2006

    House That Ron Built

    No one has ever talked about this subject in this manner. Builders as well as buyers would learn a lot by reading this book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 22, 2006

    House That Ron Built

    After 41 years, Ron gives the reader much insight into the workings of a builder. A must read for the builder and the buyer.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 9, 2006

    House That Ron Built

    With his 41 years in construction, Ron shows the difference between the good and the bad. Things you need to know whether you build or buy.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 10, 2005

    Is Your Builder Good?

    This book describes both the good and bad builders. Both the builders and the buyers will benefit. Good reading.

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