28 Oct 2016
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.
27 Sep 2016
Keep on top of your finances and don’t underestimate the cost of your project if you want to successfully complete your new home, says BuildStore’s Rachel Pyne.
25 Aug 2016
If you’re looking for a self-build opportunity, securing a plot will be top of your list, but where should you start your search? BuildStore’s Raymond Connor investigates.
27 Jul 2016
Potton’s decision to build the UK’s first self-build Passivhaus show home at its St Neots show centre marks a significant step in the development of self-build in Britain. Now as the new show home nears completion, Potton, with the help of Author of the Housebuilder’s Bible Mark Brinkley, explores the…
24 Jun 2016
Many of us dream of building our own home, from designing the perfect living space, to hunting for those all-important finishing touches, but most of us think this will always be a dream, rather than becoming a reality.
According to a new report published by AMA Research, the self-build housing market is set to grow by 5% in value in 2016. Andrew Hartley, Director of AMA Research, explains more.
26 Apr 2016
Building or renovating can be one of the biggest decisions that you may make in your life so it’s important that you find the perfect builder.
06 Apr 2016
When purchasing a piece of land for a self-build project, it’s important to do your homework to ensure there are no hidden risks associated with the plot. Rebecca Hickey, Head of Product at Landmark Information Group, explains more.
07 Mar 2016
Is this the year you finally build your dream timber frame home? Hayden Martin, Managing Director of Fleming Homes, offers his top 10 tips for getting your self-build project off to a flying start in 2016.