error / remedy savings
10. send excess concrete offsite /

pour temp lead walk for realtors & buyers .

$ 50
9. write notes while driving /

use hand-held recorder .

$ 50
8. pay subs based on foundation footage /

use interior sheet rock footage .

$ 100
7. rent a port-a-potty  /

set salvage commode at frame stage .

$ 300
6. pay developer lot earnest money /

explain you're short, pay at closing.

$ 1000
5. give architect free reins /

demand 4 foot increments; use check list.

$ 1000
4. pay commish on gross price /
deduct pool, shutters, fence, etc . 
$ 2000
3. use queen or modular brick /

use king-size brick .

$ 1500
2. build dormiers on home w/ small set-back /
 
omit dormiers...buyer won't see them . 
$ 1500
1. list your spec w/ big over-head realtor /

list with john wood .

$10,000
                                                                                                                                                             
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
 
Send comments to john@john-wood.com 
modified: November 25, 2008