Self Build Brief

Before You Speak To An Architect: How To Prepare A Self Build Brief – Part 2

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Share this Post Before You Speak To An Architect: How To Prepare A Self Build Brief - Part 2 Once you have made the decision that you are ready to build your new home, one of the first things you will have done is carry out initial research about Self Building. During this process, you probably learned about the importance of ...
Self Build Brief

Before You Speak To An Architect: How To Prepare A Self Build Brief – Part 1

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Share this Post Before You Speak To An Architect: How To Prepare A Self Build Brief - Part 1 Once you have made the decision that you are ready to build your new home, one of the first things you will have done is carry out initial research about Self Building. During this process, you probably learned about the importance of ...
Custom & Self Build Week

National Custom & Self Build Week 2018. What Options Do You Have?

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National Custom & Self Build Week. What Options Do You Have? As a member of NaCSBA (National Custom and Self Build Association), ACA’s mission is to help as many peole realise their dreams, and build their very own 'Grand Design'. We are excited to announce that the National Custom and Self Build Week is taking place from 7th to the 13th ...
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The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them – Part One

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Share this Post The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them - Part One Buying your own home is a massive part of a family's life in the UK, deciding to go down the Self-build route and build it yourself is HUGE!!!, especially, if you don't work in the Construction Industry or have only ever dipped ...
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How Much Does A Self-Build Architect Cost?

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Share this Post How Much Does A Self-Build Architect Cost? When you decide to build your own home, one of the first and most crucial decisions you will have to make, is to choose the right professionals. Surprisingly, we feel that the most critical is the Architect... Ok, we would say that! However, it is not an easy task to choose ...
Site Insurance

Site Insurance, Structural Warranty & Legal Expenses

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Site Insurance, Structural Warranty & Legal Expenses When getting your Self Build project underway, it's not quite as simple as hiring your team and turning up on site. It's really important that you have all the necessary insurances in place for your site and designs, in order to protect yourself, your team, and your new home from any difficulties. So, ...
Party Wall and Boundary Surveys

Boundary Survey, Party Wall Act & Valuation

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What do I need to be aware of before and after a Self Build Project? This week, our guest blog comes from Right Surveyors - a nationwide network of Chartered Surveyors. Well done! You’ve embarked on your next property adventure, and you’re looking to create something new to put your own stamp on. But what are the problems that lie ...
Finance a Self Build

Self Build Finance – Q&A With Mary Riley

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Ask the Expert: 'Self Build Finance', with Mary Riley It's easy to rush ahead of yourself when thinking about building your own home; distractions are all too common when people get excited, after all. Whilst thinking about what construction style you might like, or the bespoke glazing you'll need to capture an amazing view, you've also got to get down to ...
NaCSBA Right to Build

Self Build Week: Promoting Right to Build

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Right to Build - Highlighting During Self Build Week Saturday 30th April - Sunday 8th May is National Self and Custom Build Week! We'd like to help raise awareness of what support is available to anyone who is considering moving house, or looking into building their own home. It can be done, and help is at hand! Following the announcement ...
Homebuilding Show

The Homebuilding & Renovating Show: It Pays to Prepare!

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Make the most of the Homebuilding & Renovating Show For the Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2017 preview and top tips read our article here. Across the UK, more and more people are becoming intrigued by the possibility of building their own home. The Self Build industry is growing, and to cater for this increase in interest, Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine ...