Using a builder to get you to weathertight stage and taking the rest on yourself has its benefits — but needs careful and clear thinking
It’s a familiar story — you’ve gone out to tender and the quotes received back are way over budget. Here we explain how to avoid this unhappy situation from the off
An architectural technologist is another option to consider to design your home. Here's how they compare to architects and what they can offer your build project
Custom build offers a more guided process to building your own home than a traditional self build. Find out more about it in this quick guide
The right option for self build project management is one of the first steps in building your own home. We look at the various approaches and the types of self builders they suit best
A good building contract protects both you and your builder, setting out key responsibilities for a dispute-free build. Here’s what you need to know
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