If you're in a dilemma about whether to manage your project, or you're fed up of googling how to do it, read on...
You want more cost certainty but employing your own project management and QS is expensive and may break the budget.
The choice to manage the project yourself can save thousands, money you could be spending on your dream finishes to take your build to the next level.
You doubt you know enough. You may be daunted by never working in the construction industry before.
You don’t know where to start. With minefields of information out there you don’t know what to listen to or where to start.
You don’t have a commercial background. Maybe you’re not used to working with, and negotiating with, various trades and suppliers.
So, you’ve bought books, joined online groups, and subscribed to magazines.
You’ve started finding that there is tonnes of great information out there (and some not so great), but you struggle putting it into practice.
Many resources and books explain principles of commercial management and managing your project, but don’t provide you with templates to do so.
Or when they do, they aren’t pre-formulated, easy to use, and of industry professional standard.
No matter how much you read, you still feel you need an organised and easy to use system.
We had multiple clients contact us for help with their builds, but unfortunately it either didn’t make financial sense for them to employ a surveyor,
or they wanted to manage the project themselves anyway, but didn’t know where to start.
So we decided to create a package of templates and a guide to help them achieve self build success.
After testing out our products on a small group we are now offering them at an introductory rate to the wider community.
Self Build Secrets
Templates & Tutorials for Commercial Success on Your Project
The ultimate resource for templates to manage your build.
Enabling easy commercial management of your project.
Ideal for self builders on a budget with limited construction knowledge.
You'll learn how to:
- Avoid cost overruns
- Create budgets, prepare pricing documentation, and assess tenders
- Commercially manage contractors and tradesmen during the construction phase
13 Pre-formulated spreadsheets
Including budget estimate, tender analysis, forecasts, VAT tracker, payment notices and more...
Templates include: Invitation to Tender, Pre-Construction meeting, and Final account
To ensure you can use our templates, we have provided tutorial videos on their use. Our How-to document also gives clear guidance on commercially managing your project.
Templates, guide, videos.
In addition to our 21 page plain English guide packed with information and tips, as well as our word templates: Invitation to Tender, Pre-Construction Meeting Template, Final Account Template (combined value £64.96), you will received the below spreadsheets.
Tutorial videos on using the spreadsheets
Example folder structure for efficient organisation
Total value: £289.84
Today's price: £97.00
Having clear processes will allow you to focus.
Pre-formulated spreadsheets and word templates allow you to save hundreds of hours across the project life.
By managing contractors properly you can save thousands, particularly during the tender stage.
Get access to Self Build Secrets now!
'How to’ document (value 34.99)
Budget Estimate (+pricing document) (value £34.99)
Order, Liability & Quotation Tracker (value £24.99)
Tender Pre-Qualification list (value £19.99)
Tender Analysis (value £24.99)
Application for payment (value £19.99)
Payment Notice (value £19.99)
Dayworks, Labour & Plant Tracker (value £19.99)
Inspection register (value £4.99)
VAT Tracker (value £9.99)
Cash Flow template (value £14.99)
Contact list template (value £9.99)
Measurement/taking off workbook (value £19.99)
Invitation to Tender (value £9.99)
Pre-Construction meeting template (value £9.99)
Final Account template (value £9.99)
Bonus: Tutorial videos on the spreadsheets
Bonus: Example folder structure for efficient organisation of information
Total value: £298.84
Today's price: £97.00
You are fully protected by our 100% Satisfaction-Guarantee.
If, for any reason, you don't think our templates are useful we offer a full 14 day refund guarantee.
Here are some common questions about Self Build Secrets.
Do I need Microsoft Office?
Yes. You will need to be able to edit Excel spreadsheets and word documents.
Do I need to know how to use Excel?
We have tried to make the templates as easy to use as possible. However, because we don’t lock the templates and allow full editing, some basic knowledge of excel/sheets may be required. For example, the ability to format any rows you add, or if you accidentally type over a formula you may need to drag it down again. We have provided a tutorial video covering the things you will need to know.
Do I need construction experience?
No. We have made these templates with the average person in mind.
Will I definitely save money?
Due to the nature of construction, we can’t promise you’ll save money or deliver your project on budget (although the programme will definitely help). But we can promise that even if you value your time at minimum wage, you will soon save exponentially more than the cost of this course through saved time and reduced stress.
Will I need extra material?
This product is mainly templates to aid you in managing the project and a guide on commercial management. What it doesn’t do is teach you the ins and outs of construction. We strongly advise purchasing other resources. Housebuilder’s Bible is a popular option for domestic projects.
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