Inspiration and advice for your building project
There are many different ways in which to fund your self build project, but how do you know which one is best for you?
Our guide to financing a renovation project, including advice on extensions and auctions.
This regularly updated article features the current self build mortgage rates being offered by a wide range of building societies. All data is sourced from moneyfacts.co.uk
A quick guide to raising finance for your self build.
How do you claim your money — and maximise your savings? We explain the reclaiming process.
Government propose to exempt self builders from Community Infrastructure Levy.
There are a variety of VAT concessions available to renovators, self builders and converters — but it’s up to you to understand the rules.
Some renovation projects are eligible for reduced rates of VAT. Read on to find out how to make savings.
Follow our simple tax tips and you could save £1,000's in unnecessary VAT payments on your homebuilding or renovating project. including advice on construction systems, choosing building materials and labour.
There is a lot of confusion amongst self builders surrounding the concept of warranties — what are they and how do they differ from Building Control? Mark Brinkley explains all, including some useful advice on architect's certificates and site insurance.