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Be a Successful Residential Land Developer

ISBN-10: 0071441719
ISBN-13: 9780071441711
Edition: 2nd 2005 (Revised)
Authors: R. Dodge Woodson
List price: $41.00
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Book details

List price: $41.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 8/25/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 359
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Why Should I Get into Land Development?
How Much Money?
How Do I Find Partners?
More Control
How Much Risk?
How Can I Compete?
Red Tape
The Transition from Builder to Developer
A Development Team
Ideas
Money and Credit
Seller Financing
Options
Seller Participation
Organizational Skills
Research
People Skills
Time
Developing Your Development Team
The Experts
Attorneys
Accountants
Marketing Consultants
Builders
Project Planner
Architects
Civil Engineers
Surveyors
Finding the Right People
Questions to Ask
A Rough Plan
Lenders
Finding Land
Availability of Land
Defining Your Needs
Setting a Budget
Working with Brokers
The Do-It-Yourself Approach
Appraisers
Selecting Viable Projects
Hard Sells
Competition
Average Deals
The Mass Market
Fine-Tuning
Going Around in Circles
Finding Hidden Treasure
Dealing Directly
Back Taxes
Auctions
Foreclosures
Lawyers
Accountants
Benefits
Tying Up Land without a Full Commitment
Options
The Mechanics
Why Options?
Contingency Contracts
Time Limits
Types of Contingencies
Takedown Schedules
Expert Advice
Your Lawyer
Survey Crew
Soil Tests
Environmental Studies
Zoning
Building Codes
Utilities
Managing Your Experts
Develop a System
Tickler Files
Phone Calls
Files
Personal Involvement
Engineering Evaluations
Site Assessment
Rock
Soil Conditions
Drainage Conditions
Hazardous Materials
Looking to the Past
Old Wells
Other Factors
The Written Plan
The Components
Small Developments
Your Job
You Make the Rules
Land Use
Building Regulations
Construction Regulations
Temporary Roads
Site Needs
Project Manager
Storm-Water Drainage
Closed Drainage Systems
Open Systems
Looking at the Land
Sectional Designs
Deciphering the Dirt
Types of Soils
Bearing Capacity
Compaction Equipment Options
Sheepsfoot Rollers
Smooth Rollers
Rubber Rollers
Vibrating Rollers
Power Tampers
Stability
Importance of Soil Assessment
Water Requirements
Types of Water Demand
Routing Water Mains
Fire Hydrants
Tapping In
Wells
Land Loss and Road Costs
Simple Access
Straight and to the Point
Branches
Natural Road Sites
Complex Roads
Flood Zones, Wetlands, and Other Deal-Stoppers
Working with Wetlands
Flood Areas
Hazardous Waste
Other Environmental Concerns
Angry Citizens
Location, Location, Location
Matching Up Your Needs
Demographics
Traffic Studies
Proximity Research
Failed Projects
Growth Status
Plans and Specifications
Plan Layers
Cover Sheets
Types of Plans
The Demolition Plan
The Grade Plan
Utility Plans
The Traffic Plan
The Construction Plan
Building Plans and Specifications
Changes
Cutting Costs
Development Bids
Estimates Are Not Quotes
Locating Contractors
Soliciting Bids
Comparing Bids
Refining Bids
Predicting Sales
Getting Sales Projections
Local Trends
Working with a Team
Land Only
Land and Improvements
Beware of Hype
Financing
Commercial Banks
Mortgage Brokers
Private Investors
Builders and Contractors
Partnerships
Creative Terms
Zoning
Zoning Maps
Cumulative Zoning
Floating Zones
Transitional Zoning
Planned Unit Developments
Cluster Housing
Exclusionary Zoning
Inclusionary Zoning
Other Types of Zoning
Closing Your Land Deal
The Closing Process
The Appraisal Process
The Title Search
Surveys
Income Verifications
Credit Reports
Tracking
Insurance and Subcontractor Needs
Insurance
Insurance for Subcontractors
Subcontractor Needs
Your Needs
The Paperwork
Payment Schedules
Breaking Ground
A Simple Residential Development
Underground Utilities
Permits
Culverts
Driveways
Clearing
Erosion Barriers
Rough Grading
Larger Projects
Types of Supervision
Production Supervision
Code Compliance
Phone Calls
Security
Administrative Supervision
Building Supervision
Organization
Site Visits
Keeping Your Project on Time and on Budget
Tracking Your Budget
Routine Reports
Invoices
Price Increases
Staying on Schedule
Supervision
Organization
Communication
Legwork
Control
Money
Back-Up Plans
Another Project
Marketing and Sales
Independent Sales
Brokerage Sales
Listing Agreements
Being Your Own Salesperson
Your Sales Team
A Marketing Plan
New Projects
Timing
Lenders
Routines
Changing Styles
Just Land
Taking the Builder Angle
Building on Past Performance
Appendix A.1
HGM Classification
Reference Wetlands
Collection of Data
Appendix A.2
Habitat Classification
Sampling
Analysis
Results
Discussion
Application to Field
Index

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