03 Jul 2015
Raymond Conner, Chief Executive of BuildStore Ltd, discusses why the Government’s ‘Right to Build’ is another appealing initiative for potential self-builders.

Tips from the experts are always useful when embarking upon a self-build, especially when it comes to the subject of finance. Utilising BuildStore’s wealth of expertise, Group Sales Director Rachel Pyne offers some advice on this topic.

Completing your build not only brings an element of satisfaction and achievement but it also signifies a new chapter in your financial obligations. Here, Rachel Pyne, Group Sales Director of BuildStore Ltd provides advice on what to do next.

01 Apr 2015
As a self-builder you will be investing significant time and money into building your dream home, and no matter how well you plan, things can and do go wrong. Here, Rachel Pyne, Group Sales Director of BuildStore Ltd explains why insurance and warranties are a necessity, not a luxury.

Although it’s easy to get carried away with the ‘niceties’ of a home-build project, such as design, build schedules and materials, none of this will be possible without a secure and appropriate financial arrangement. Rachel Pyne from Buildstore explains more.

Raymond Connor, Chief Executive of BuildStore Ltd gives a useful insight into finding that elusive plot.

Self-build consultant Adrian Hateley gives his insight into how to source reputable tradesmen/contractors and effectively manage them on your project.

14 Aug 2014
There are many facets to self-build, and following on from his Viewpoint on Project Management in the last issue, Adrian Hateley of the National Self Build & Renovation Centre explains some of the self-build options available today that you might not be aware of and how you have the choice…

Often considered to be a daunting and challenging prospect, the role of project manager has traditionally been left to expert consultants or the more experienced self-builder. Adrian Hateley of the National Self Build & Renovation Centre explains that, with the help of today’s tools, services and products, you can project…

With so many building materials and techniques available to build your new home how do you decide which is best for your own build? To help make this decision-making process easier, Adrian Hateley of the National Self Build & Renovation Centre shares his thoughts and suggestions.

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