There are many elements to a self build project to take into account and overlooking any of them could cost you both time and precious funds. Most of us only think of the obvious of design, build and construction but there are also a few more unusual responsibilities that you need to be aware of, … Continue reading From Contracts to Kettles- Be Prepared!
Passivhaus – Is Truth Stranger than Fiction? From notions of windows welded shut and huge build costs, there are many Passivhaus myths circulating so we wanted to separate fact from fiction. Passivhaus buildings are boxy: When the standard was first introduced many of the original buildings were angular and rather similar in style. However, today … Continue reading Myths and Legends
With the growth of the Self-Build and Custom Build market and the subsequent need for self /custom build mortgages, more Lending Institutions are joining the party and are positive in the way they are embracing this growing trend. However, as with applying for any mortgage, all lending is subject to affordable and responsible lending … Continue reading Getting Your Financial Ducks in a Row
Smart investment for long term performance For any self build project it’s vital to meticulously plan and budget for every element within the three key areas of design, materials and installation, to ensure your home is just what it should be, both now and in the future. Design Every element should be checked and double … Continue reading Smart Investment Makes For Long Term Performance