Going back to her roots

For Jude Hesselgrave, home is not just where her heart is, it’s also where her roots lie. After renting in London and then buying and renovating a house near Brighton...

Questions you need to ask your worktop fabricator

Choosing a kitchen is no easy task. Whether you’re in the midst of a complete renovation or simply updating an old style, the finer details of the process can complicate matters...

Save money by installing pressure treated fencing

Here Jacksons Fencing explains how you can save money by installing pressure treated fencing vs untreated fencing and why treated timber is not as susceptible to insect...

Choosing the right windows and doors for you

Deciding on the windows and doors is an important part of a building project. The decision not only affects the look of the property, but also impacts on the thermal...

Common self-build mistakes and how to avoid them

There’s a steep learning curve when you’re building or carrying out a large renovation project. Homebuilding & Renovating Show specialists who have lived through it...

Case Studies

Project Inspiration

Contracts and Legalities

In 2016, new legislation came into force which meant that councils now have a duty to grant planning permission to appropriate serviced plots as part of the ‘Right to Build’ entitlement. This was part of the government’s solution to tackling housing shortages across the country – the objective was to double the value of the custom and self-build...
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This month, Stephen Malkin, Associate at Whiting & Partners, discusses your financing options when building your dream home.
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The cost of refurbishing a property or constructing a new build can be significant. However, tax relief is often available for certain expenditure on non-residential property.The term ‘non-residential property’ includes furnished holiday lets and staff accommodation. Here, Jodie Tarbin of Whiting & Partners explains more.
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A Gloucestershire couple are thrilled to have their family living with them after converting their four-bedroom home into a 12-bedroom property after remortgaging.
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