I Spent Over $1m building a house. Heres what I learned
Last updated: Jul 30, 2023
The video is about the speaker's experience building a house and the lessons he learned, including the fluctuating prices of materials, government corruption, the complexity of the building process, and the high cost of changes.
This video by John Crestani was published on Jan 14, 2023. Video length: 09:43.
The video is about the speaker, John Christani, sharing his experience of building a house that cost over $1 million.
He discusses the lessons he learned during the process, including the fluctuating prices of materials, government corruption and bureaucracy, the complexity of construction causing chaos, and the high cost of making changes.
He also mentions specific examples, such as the increase in timber and steel prices, and the challenges he faced in obtaining permits and approvals from various agencies.
The prices for building materials can change significantly during the construction process.
The bid from the contractor may not accurately reflect the final cost of materials.
The speaker experienced firsthand the corruption within government agencies during the approval process for building the house.
The complexity of building a house can lead to chaos and complications.
Making changes during the construction process can be very expensive.