Builder's Guide to Change-of-Use Properties by R. Dodge WoodsonBuilder's Guide to Change-of-Use Properties by R. Dodge Woodson

Builder's Guide to Change-of-Use Properties

byR. Dodge Woodson

Paperback | September 1, 1996

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Title:Builder's Guide to Change-of-Use PropertiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 8.94 × 5.96 × 0.7 inPublished:September 1, 1996Publisher:McGraw

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ISBN - 10:0070718326

ISBN - 13:9780070718326

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Income opportunities abound for residential contractors and remodelers entering the lucrative market of conversion work and change-of-use properties. You might convert a residential home into commercial office space, turn a duplex into a quadplex apartment building, or change an abandoned service station into a drive-in restaurant. The possibilities are limitless. This book provides you with a complete, on-the-job manual for making profitable conversions. R. Dodge Woodson, a successful licensed building contractor, includes details on all the considerations that must be addressed during the change-of-use process. You'll learn how to: Select buildings that can benefit from a conversion Thoroughly inspect buildings Finance projects Solicit bids from contractors Create a budget and production schedule Add or renovate windows, doors, and skylights Combine old and new plumbing and electrical systems Modernize cabinets and countertops Meet building and fire code regulations From planning the site work to designing the completed interior, th