If you want to own a unique and attractive property that suits your family’s needs and is worth more than you paid to construct it, then self-building could be ideal for you, says Rachel Pyne…
Published in Viewpoint
BuildStore’s Rachel Pyne discusses why renovation projects are so successful and explains the best way to fund your next venture.
Published in Viewpoint
Architect and first-time self-builder, Damon Ball, has created a picturesque new home in the Vale of White Horse. Here, we uncover the ins and outs of how he budgeted and financed the development.
Published in Viewpoint
A VAT refund scheme allows DIY house-builders and people converting non-residential buildings into dwellings to reclaim VAT incurred on construction or conversion costs. This scheme is only available when the building will be used for…
Published in Project Inspiration
New research carried out by The National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) has revealed that about 18,000 people have signed up to local authority custom and self-build registers to exercise their ‘Right to Build’.
David Brown, Managing Director at Folk2Folk, a peer-to-peer lending company, explains how peer-to-peer finance is supporting property developers.
If you want to create your own home, but don’t want to go down the solo self-build route then the custom build option may be the perfect fit, says BuildStore’s Tom Connor.
Published in Viewpoint
Self-builders are becoming far more adventurous in terms of what they want from their flooring options, asking for more unique patterns, colours, shapes and textures. Cultural, global and social issues at a wider level tend…
Published in Project Inspiration
Designing one’s own home is a rare and exceptional challenge that presents the opportunity to create a living environment that acutely mirrors your personality, habits and aspirations. Before you get there however, you’ll undoubtedly be…
Published in Structural elements
Self-builders wanting to get an accurate view on how much their dream home will cost can take advantage of a new time-saving service.
Published in Structural elements
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