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The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them – Part Two

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Share this Post The Most Common Mistakes In Self Build And How To Avoid Them - Part two Undertaking your first self-build venture is uncharted waters for most, especially if you do not have experience in the construction industry or in managing large projects. Fortunately, you are not alone. Many, now successful self-builders had the same fears before embarking on ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...