About

About Carl Heldmann

Carl has been a licensed home builder and a licensed real estate broker for over 30 years and a construction loan consultant to credit unions for 20 years.

He has personally helped thousands of folks like yourself build their dreams. He is also the founder of two schools of homebuilding, a former newspaper housing columnist, and author of several books on building your own home whose aggregate sales are more than ½ million copies.

Be Your Own House Contractor has sold over 300,000 copies and is available in all USA libraries.

Here’s what Book reviewers have to say:

“The bible for people who want to act as their own general contractor” – LA Times

“We recommend it to anyone building a house” – Hometime®

“This outstanding book rates a solid ten” – Robert Bruss

“This book is a must” – American Homeowners Foundation

“Simple language, no technical jargon” – New York Times

“Excellent book.Recommended” – Library Journal

“If you are bound and determined to plunge ahead.pick up a copy of this little book before you start.”- Gordy Holt, Seattle Post-Intelligencer

“If you’re intrigued by the idea of being your own contractor for your dream house, here’s where to begin.”- Marcia Schnedler, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

“…Heldmann offers something that you can hold dear for a lifetime: the skinny on homebuilding.”— Mike McCarthy, Timber Home Building

Purchase “Be Your Own House Contractor” online, by clicking here or on the book!

Other Books by Carl

Note: “Learn To Be A General Contractor” is available at Lowe’s Home Improvement. All Carl’s books are available from your favorite bookseller, or Click on any book to buy online.