How to be a General Contractor

Summary: To be a general contractor you just need to be able to manage time, people, and money. General contractors need to know very little about actual home building skills or the building trades.

Carl, I have zero building skills! How can I contract the construction of my new home? Are you crazy? Jeff.

Hi Jeff, no I’m not crazy, but that’s what I asked the home designer who suggested I build my first house. The rest as they say is history.

Here's what you need to know.

Every builder started with their first house. Most knew no more about building a house than...continued.

Carl Heldmann