Right to build taskforce helps self-builders find plots

Feb 11, 2021

Right to Build is designed to make it easier to help you find a self build plot of land. Launched in 2016, it is a piece of legislation that supports those who want to build their own homes, helping people get onto the housing ladder and create an individual home.

Prospective self-builders are asked to log their desire to build their own home with their local authority via the Right to...

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Misrepresentation of legal pack at property auctions cause investor losses

Feb 09, 2021

Investors are struggling to recover money from property auction purchases due to vendors misrepresenting the legal pack, according to property investment specialists, The Mistoria Group, increasing numbers of investor landlords have been facing expensive legal battles when they try to recover losses from property auction purchases, due to the vendors misrepresenting the legal pack.

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What will 2021 mean for Self-Builders?

Jan 07, 2021

Last night saw the return of Grand Designs on Channel 4 where Kevin McCloud showed us some self-build projects from 2020 - delivered throughout the pandemic, fitted in and around lockdowns.

What's interesting for us is that many self-builders still managed to achieve their dreams, even if it meant rolling up their shirt-sleeves and becoming their own 'power teams.'  Lockdown one in the...

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We have launched! Build Build Build is READY

Dec 01, 2020

Online tool launched for homeowners, self-builders and small developers.

Build Build Build is an all-new e-learning solution for people looking to extend or convert their homes or who are starting on a self-build, small developer journey.  It's the 1st of December and we are ready to share it with you!

What is Build Build Build?

Build Build Build is an online, educational concept...

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The master of all trades! It could be you...

Nov 30, 2020
 

Could you be your own builder? or project manage your own self-build? How about navigating your way through the planning process or selecting the best architect?

It may seem daunting, but there's plenty of help out there - and it's cheaper than you think. 

Self-build is the new national obsession, thanks largely to television programmes from the likes of Kevin McCloud and George Clarke.

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Builders in high demand due to uptake in home improvements

Nov 23, 2020

New data released by the Federation of Master Builders shows that 47% of builders in England saw an increase in their workloads during the Summer months and this trend is set to continue into the Autumn and Winter months as the 'second wave' of Covid takes hold and homeowners opt to develop their own properties.

According to the State of Trade Survey, 42 per cent of respondents* predict...

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Second wave of Covid prompts swell of home improvement projects

Oct 28, 2020
 

With new lockdown measures introduced this week, including the recommendation to work from home where possible, it appears that many homeowners are considering which home improvements will most benefit them over the next few months.

REGISTER FOR OUR ONLINE COURSE MODULES TO DELIVER YOUR OWN HOME IMPROVEMENT PROJECT!

Tradespeople have endured a challenging year, with the initial lockdown...

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Build Build Build Online e-learning course for house extensions

Oct 13, 2020

Introducing...Build Build Build were you can learn online to manage and deliver your build project. Home extensions, conversions, self-builds. Planning, design, building regulations, party walls...there's a module pack for you.

f you’re considering adding a kitchen extension, converting your loft, renovating your garage, or doing a self-build or small development, Build Build Build can...

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Do I need a party wall agreement for my home extension?

Sep 30, 2020

A Party wall agreement is something you need to implement if you’re planning an extension or renovation next to an adjoining property in England or Wales.

The Party Wall Act 1996 is designed to help homeowners to undertake work and provide access to neighbouring properties – whilst protecting the interests of your neighbours.

 

By finding out what you can and can't do...

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Renovating a House: What you need to know

Sep 18, 2020

Renovating a house can be both exciting and daunting — not to mention the potential for making a profit that it offers. From discovering original features hidden under years worth of dust or the chance to put your own stamp on something — or perhaps the best route to getting a bigger house in a better area than you would otherwise be able to afford.

The success of renovating a house...

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