It is a question on many a self builder’s mind, and a recent survey and report has delivered some noteworthy findings
Wondering how to build a house on a tight budget? Follow these golden rules and you’ll get your self build project off on the right track
Want to add more space, light and a better connection with the garden? Extending could be the solution. We look at different examples that were all completed for a budget of under £50,000
Discover how to accurately estimate how much it will cost to build your own home, and how different factors can affect the outcome
The estimate establishes the viability of the building project — so making sure it is accurate is essential. Bob Branscombe analyses why it so often isn’t
You can claim back thousands of pounds on your conversion project on VAT payments if you know the rules. Find out what types of conversion projects are eligible, and which are not
David Snell reveals the best ways to ensure you end up spending what you had originally intended on your project
Continuing our series examining build costs, serial self-builder David Snell looks at on-site drainage — with a complete cost breakdown and advice on how to reduce costs.
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