A self build mortgage differs from a traditional mortgage. We explain how in this useful guide. Plus compare the latest self build mortgage deals
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
It's not enough to just find a builder for your build, you'll need to make sure they're the right fit for the job
The Paragraph 79 clause of the National Planning Policy Framework, and its previous guises of PPS7 and PPG7, allows new homes to be built in the countryside, including in the green belt. We explain how it works
Herefordshire Council says it is pursuing avenues to lift its housing moratorium, which has restricted self builders for more than 10 months
Dormer windows can be tricky to get right in design terms, yet, done well, they are ideal for creating ‘rooms in the roof’ in a loft conversion or a house that doesn’t extend to two full storeys
More people want to build their own homes, but self build industry body NaCSBA remains concerned with local authorities not meeting their obligations
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