Warning: For your own
safety and protection, if you do not choose Cogdill
Builders, Inc., to build for you, then it is imperative
you read our book prior to having your custom home built;
American Dream/American Nightmare: The Authoritative
Guide to Building Your Custom Home, prior to having your custom home built. Written by John L. Cogdill and J.J. Cogdill, 3rd and 4th generation builders with over 50 years of designing and building experience, this comprehensive 311-page book takes the mystery out of building a custom home.
Having seen the common mistakes homebuyers make time and time again, John and JJ wrote this easy-to-read guide to help prevent the first-time, second-time, and millionth-time homebuyer mistakes from happening to you. Inside The American Dream/The American Nightmare you will find:
- Top ten myths and monsters that plague homebuyers
- How to set a budget and why taking bids almost never works
- How to screen your builder and find the right one for you
- What to remember while designing a home
- Items to look for while finding your new homesite
- Contracts and finalizing your home design
- What to expect during the building process
- And Much More
“Whether you have built a home many times before or are about to build your first home, this book will prove to be an invaluable guide for you and your family”
Dr. Leon Wetherington
University of Florida
School of Building Construction
For a sneak preview, click on the link to our chapter on the Top 10 Myths and Monsters that plague new home buyers.
Click on the links section of this website to find more information on how you can purchase this informative guide from online booksellers.
Detailing everything the informed homebuyer you need to know from setting your budget to final inspection and walk-thru. This valuable resource is available online at www.barnesandnoble.com and www.amazon.com.