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.
04 Jan 2016
Peter Bell, Conservation Advisor for The Listed Property Owners Club, offers some guiding principles to owners of listed properties who are looking to undertake repairs or alterations to their home.
26 Nov 2015
The past couple of years have been hugely significant in making self build a real, viable housing option for all, boosted greatly by the Government's continued support. Here, Raymond Connor, Chief Executive at BuildStore & Custom Build Homes, looks back on the year and at what lies ahead for those…
With low interest rates potentially increasing by the turn of the year, Rachel Pyne - BuildStore's Group Sales Director – provides essential tips on managing your finances.