Ben Brocklesby, Director at Origin, discusses how the Help to Build scheme will benefit self-builders and offers his tips for building your dream property.

Helen Lord, Founder of Used Kitchen Exchange – a leading online platform for buying and selling pre-loved and ex-display kitchens – reveals how self-builders can purchase a designer kitchen at an affordable price and at the same time help to protect the planet.

07 Apr 2021
Do you ever think about the air you’re breathing in? Indoor air quality can really affect our health and wellbeing, so it’s important to consider this when renovating a property. Alexander Provins, Director EMEA of world-leading air purification brand, Blueair, explains the causes of poor indoor air quality and the…

Research from the Saffron Building Society reported a 144% increase in its self-build completions, compared to the same period in 2019. Whether it’s first-time buyers looking to build their way onto the market or those embarking on large self-build and conversion projects, it’s clear people know what they want from…

Programme manager by day and an architectural designer by night, Ade Sosanya and his family are awaiting planning permission for an inspirational self-build project in the Kentish countryside.

With three-quarters of break-ins in the UK happening via the front door, Victoria Brocklesby, Founder and COO at Origin, explores the security elements that are most frequently overlooked in self-build projects, and offers her advice for choosing doors and windows that will keep homes safe and secure.

Darren Watts, Wren Kitchens’ Showroom Development and Design Director, reveals the changes to kitchen design buying habits following the global pandemic.

Virtual viewings are on the increase, as a new study* by the UK’s technology-led estate agent, Purplebricks, shows one-in-six buyers would make an offer on a property without setting foot in the front door.

Whilst 2020 has offered us a range of crises to focus on, the long-standing climate crisis still warrants our full attention. There are multiple ways we, as individuals, can contribute to climate care. One of which is to make our homes – as well as our entire lifestyles – more…

The coronavirus pandemic has made many of us reconsider our priorities when it comes to how we live our lives. With home working set to become the ‘new normal’ for many, potential buyers are increasingly interested in purchasing a property that offers the full package, including gardens, office space and…

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