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Self Build, Zero Carbon and Low Energy Homes – Guest blog by an eco-expert Tim Pullen

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Share this Post Self Build, Zero Carbon and Low Energy Homes - Guest blog by an eco-expert Tim Pullen I have recently been looking at the One Planet Development (OPD) scheme. This is a Welsh Assembly initiative that encourages and allows people to build a house on agricultural land. Of course, the scheme is surrounded by a plethora of restrictions, ...
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Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 in London – Preview

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Share this Post Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2018 in London - Preview Summer has come to an end, which means that the time has come for the fourth part of the Homebuilding & Renovating Show. The show will be returning to the ExCeL Centre in London and will take place over 3 days (21-23 September).  This article presents our top recommendations ...
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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 ...
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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 ...

How To Fund Your Self Build – Top Tips from BuildStore

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Share this Post How To Fund Your Self Build - Top Tips From BuildStore. If you need help funding your Self Build project, BuildStore’s Rachel Pyne explains how to work out your budget, understand your borrowing options and be best prepared when applying for funding. Organising your funding may not be the most exciting part of your homebuilding project, but ...
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Self Build Mortgage FAQ with BuildStore Mortgage Services

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Share this Post Self Build Mortgage FAQ with BuildStore Mortgage Services. If you dream of building your own home and need help funding this, it is important to get expert mortgage advice early on the process. Even, before you start looking for a plot or think about the design, you will need to know that your plans are affordable and ...
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Meet The Team – Iga

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Share this Post Allan Corfield Architects. Meet the team - Iga Our ‘meet the team’ series focuses on our company and the people who make it great! We know that entrusting someone with the task of building your dream home is a very difficult decision to make.  Therefore, we believe that you should get to know each of us and ...
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What is the point of a sustainable home? – Guest blog by an eco-expert Tim Pullen

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Share this Post What is the point of a sustainable home? - Guest blog by an eco-expert Tim Pullen Look up the definition of sustainable and you will find “able to continue over a long period of time”. Another definition will add that it will do little or no harm to the environment. That, in terms of building a house, ...
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NaCSBA – diversifying the UK’s housing supply market

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Share this Post NaCSBA - diversifying the UK’s housing supply market. A guest blog by Duncan Hayes. The National Custom and Self Build Association (NaCSBA) supports Custom, Self Build and community-led housing by promoting owner-commissioned homes as a viable alternative to the volume housing market. With over ten years of experience, we work to give more people in the UK ...