Having finances in place is key to a successful build project, but it can be confusing. This section explains every cost you will have to take into consideration, including fees, site insurance and mortgages – find out how much you can borrow with an online mortgage quote today!
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Read More Contact an expert. Q) I've embarked on a self-build project, but the cost has just increased. I purchased land with detailed planning permission and have...Read More
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Perfect financial planning
Have you found the perfect barn that's ripe for conversion? Are you hoping to knock down your existing property and rebuild...Read More Overspending happens in most self-build projects, but good preparation will minimise the impact
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Get a detailed tender specification and...Read More Warranties aren't a legal requirement, but they're strongly recommended for any self-builder or home improver
What is a warranty?
It’s a form of...Read More There are several ways to raise money for extensions and remodels - research carefully to find the best option for you
There are a number of options...Read More Protect your project against any eventuality by putting insurances in place before work starts
What do I need insurance for?
Insurance protects your...Read More
When budgeting for your renovation or conversion make sure you take into account all the taxes you will need to pay
Unfortunately, in the UK,...Read More Fees will take up a substantial part of your budget, so make sure you take them into consideration at the planning stages
There is no...Read More The better you handle your finances, the less likely you are to go over budget
What mortgages are available for renovations and conversions?