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How to build a house for under £50k (ideas and plans)

Have you ever thought about building a house as opposed to buying one? Yes, you might have more stress, but wouldn't it be worth a couple more sleepless nights to get exactly what you want? We think so, but understand that budget will play a huge par…

22 January, 2017

​7 detached houses you could build with a tiny budget

Detached homes are standalone structures that don’t share an exterior wall with another house or building, and these are typically the most desirable when it comes to single-family units.

17 January, 2017

​"What are the first steps I should take to convert my loft?"

Decided to try out a loft conversion to gain an extra room and up the value of your home? Hold on a minute before you start picking out paint colours – you need to find out exactly what this conversion will involve and how it will affect the design o…

14 January, 2017

11 wooden homes for a natural life

If the idea of escaping to a log cabin has long appealed to you, this article is definitely going to make that dream a top priority! We've found 11 of the most beautiful wooden homes out there, which not only offer stunning aesthetics, but also wonde…

11 January, 2017

10 tricks to save you money when building a house

If your dream is to own your very own house, then you are certainly not alone – many many people worldwide imagine the day when they can stop paying rent and start paying off the bond for their very own ‘happily ever after’ abode.

05 January, 2017

​Your complete beginner's guide to renovating a house

Isn’t it great that you don’t have to buy heaps and heaps of building materials to build a house from scratch? You can simply take an old existing one, splash a new coat of paint on it, replace the ‘welcome’ mat, and move in!Actually renovating an ol…

01 January, 2017

​20 secrets to a profitable home renovation (part two)

Not all home renovations are because the owners want to enjoy a more beautiful or bigger home. A lot of makeovers are simply to zhoosh up a tired-looking space so the current inhabitants can sell it and make a pretty penny.

31 December, 2016

"What are the most vital questions to ask my architect?"

If you're considering building a house, then you will naturally need the services of a talented architect, but what questions should you be asking them before you get started on the design process? We understand it's easy to get carried away when you…

30 December, 2016

20 secrets to a profitable home renovation (part one)

Not all home renovations are because the owners want to enjoy a more beautiful or bigger home. A lot of makeovers are simply to zhoosh up a tired-looking space so the current inhabitants can sell it and make a pretty penny.

30 December, 2016

9 modern wooden houses to inspire you to build yours!

If the idea of a wooden home appeals to you, we totally understand! Those picture perfect log cabins, decked out in the Scandinavian Hygge style entice us too, but what do you need to know before you get started on a new build? What are the pertinent…

29 December, 2016