I just spent the last 3 days trying to close a prospective client who wanted to have his house built in a mid level subdivision in the south. I received an email inquiry from him thru my webpage I spent the last 3 days introducing myself, my background, my works and basically sharing my experiences. I gave him references to other clients I had worked with and I was hoping he would call them as I am confident that talking to my old clients could only be beneficial to my pitch.
One item that is very important in planning to have your house built is the timeline. In as much as the timeline will vary based on your house's size, its design, location and the condition of its lot; let's work on an average 2-storey house in the Philippines just to give us some point of reference. Usually, deciding to have your house built and finally turning it into reality takes quite a long process. There are several milestones that need to be accomplished, one after th
One of the first questions that anyone who thinks of having his home built is… “How much will it cost?" For today’s entry, I've tried to gather information regarding this very important question that I'm sure is bugging the mind of every prospective home owner. First place I looked was thru the data base of one of the largest and more credible international quantity surveyors, Langdon and Seah Philippines Inc. According to their Construction Cost handbook for 2015: (TOTAL SE