Jack is News Editor of Homebuilding & Renovating and strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders and renovators. Having bought his first home in 2013, he and his wife have renovated almost every room and recently finished a garden renovation. Jack reports on all of the latest news that could affect your project.
Snag some cheap wall lights in the Wayfair sale, but be quick — these deals end at midnight tomorrow!
Obtaining mortgages has become challenging amid the pandemic. One mortgage expert offers their advice
The government has updated its affordable housing algorithm, which could shrink housing delivery in the north of England
SME builders are pivotal to affordable housing targets, new working group Housing Diversification says
The Eufy Robovac can help to eliminate one of chores from your to-do list - grab this bargain while you can
Under Permitted Development rights you can extend by up to two additional storeys, but this requires significant structural planning
This Keter garden storage box from Wickes will store your garden tools and equipment safely and securely over the winter months
The government hopes the new housing initiative will make it easier to secure warranties for prefabricated homes
The omission of gas boilers from the Green Homes Grant was a missed opportunity according to an industry expert
Two-storey extensions will be allowed under Permitted Development rights providing prior approval is granted
Ipswich Building Society says economic incentives would make self builders more interested in building on brownfield sites
One of the six teams of shortlisted architects has designed a self build development which includes homes with straw walls, green roofs and communal gardens
More of us are making home improvements to better suit our needs and to reflect our changing requirements after lockdown
DIY garden searches soared during lockdown and there are several things you can do to make the most of your garden space
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