Finalizing our build contract with our custom home builder, and walking a middle ground between a cost-plus build contract and a fixed price build contract.
The hassles of “go fetch this document” quests when dealing with a bank over a construction loan, particularly when the quests are impossible.
The impact of a dramatically higher excavation bid for winter work, which firmly set us on the “build in the spring” schedule
Some cost increases brought on by a steeper roof slope got us revisiting the question of roof slope in an attempt to keep things pretty and cheap
The process of getting a construction loan for the construction of a residential home, including lots of scavenger hunts for documents