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New to building or renovating your own home? Start here! Easy-to-follow advice on what it's all about, finding land, finance and much more.

  • 1/5: How to Finance Your Self Build

    What is the difference between an ordinary mortgage and a self build mortgage? They’re just...

  • 2/5: A Guide to Plot Types

    ABOVE: With retirement impending, Jan and Mike Davies have sectioned off part of their large garden...

  • 3/5: Preparing for an Auction

    More and more properties are coming up for sale at auction in the hope of a quick sale. Here David...

  • 4/5: Custom Build Homes

    There has been much talk recently from the Government about the future of custom-build homes in the...

  • 5/5: Self Build Guide

    Self Build: What Is It? Self building, of course, does not necessarily mean picking up bricks and...

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