I am so close to finishing up the last unit on my second duplex. After this unit, I am promising myself I won't spend so much time doing the actual labor myself. Sometimes I feel that just getting a regular job and then investing on the side would be smarter than trying to save money by doing all the work myself. Then again, I wouldn't trade the knowledge I have gained form doing all the hands on labor for anything!
Check out the video here! Duplex Update
Love the video blog @Kyle Grimm 2 quick things, 1) what camera are you using, pretty good quality, second have you thought about a steady camera mount? HUGE help in keeping your videos stable and increasing quality.
Just a thought, best of luck!
@Zachary Lamb Thanks! So I am actually just using my Iphone 6. I would love to get into making higher quality videos. It's kind of my secret passion. If I continue to make videos I will definitely think about getting some better equipment!
fairly inexpensive to be honest, I got a tripod on amazon for 20 buck u can get a really good boom microphone for around 100, lighting is the real kicker but you can get some good starter kits for around 50-100$ no expert but if you need some links to products ive bought send me a PM
Great job on your project! Knowledge is everything. I picked up a tidbit. Thanks for the video.
Great video. I'll be looking forward to following your YouTube channel.
I just subscribed to your channel. Keep the updates coming....
Im looking into costs for building two duplexes on some property I have. All of them will be 2 bedrooms and 1 batch. If there is a huge cost saving i might build one 4 plex.
What size and type of duplexes are you building? Are you building them to sell or keep?
@Shawn Scheinoha I will try to upload fairly regularly. I need to make sure I always have a project going! My duplex is about 1400sqft total so 700 something a side. 2 bed 1 bath with a full basement half finished. They are all brick and very well built. I didn't actually build them I am just renovating them. I plan to keep them as long as it makes sense!
Uploading another video shortly! She's almost done!
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