The Owner Builder

The Owner Builder

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ISBN-13: 9780643106987
Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING
Publication date: 11/15/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 248
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

Leeza Sipek has worked in the building industry for over 10 years, as a Project Housing State Sales Manager, a design consultant and an owner-builder.

Matthew Sipek is a Sales Manager for a commercial building supply company. A large part of his daily activities is to inspect waterproof membranes on commercial buildings all over Australia.

Hazel Foote was working as a Sales Advisor for a local contract builder at the time of writing. Hazel has worked for major property developers and small-to medium-sized builders for several years.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Responsibilities of the owner builder
Chapter 3 Obtaining finance
Chapter 4 The building process in 68 steps
Chapter 5 Choosing your land
Chapter 6 House design
Chapter 7 Building materials
Chapter 8 Tradespeople
Chapter 9 Insurance
Chapter 10 Estimating
Chapter 11 Housing Energy Rating Scheme
Chapter 12 Bushfire protection
Chapter 13 Knockdown rebuilds
Chapter 14 Contracts
Chapter 15 Exempt and complying development
Chapter 16 Theft and vandalism
Chapter 17 Certification
Chapter 18 Contract builders
Chapter 19 Project management
Chapter 20 Colours, concepts and common problems
Chapter 21 Gardens and landscaping
Appendix A: Resources
Appendix B: Trades, materials and services directory
Appendix C: Budget planning worksheet
Appendix D: Endnotes
Index

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