Improving Self Build Mortgage Awareness Key to Help Self Builders, Building Society Warns

Self build mortgage awareness is low
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More than half (52%) of potential self builders are unaware that specialist self build mortgages are available to help fund their projects, new research reveals.

Ipswich Building Society conducted a survey of 2,000 people on their plans for the future, as well as the challenges and considerations that potential self builders face. 

Jack Woodfield
News Editor

Jack has worked in journalism for 11 years and was the News Editor for Homebuilding & Renovating from 2019 until the beginning of 2023. He strives to break the most relevant and beneficial stories for self builders, extenders and renovators, including the latest news on the construction materials shortage and hydrogen heating. In 2021 he appeared on BBC's The World at One to discuss the government's planning reforms. 

He enjoys testing new tools and gadgets, and having bought his first home in 2013, he has renovated every room and recently finished a garden renovation.