Monthly Archives: November 2013

Is your selfbuild site protected?

During the winter months we see an increase in theft claims. Hand tools, power tools, generators, pumps, etc. are easily removed and quickly sold on and are therefore major targets, as are metals such as lead, copper and zinc. The onset of dark nights leaves an unoccupied property more vulnerable to theft for longer periods of time […]

Interior design: top 20 thrifty tips for your self build home

Be cash savvy around the house with these money-saving tips by Genevieve Fox We keep being told that the economy has recovered. GDP went up 0.8 per cent in the third quarter, taking the total this year to 1.9 per cent. House prices in many parts of the country are growing too: London increased by […]

Help to buy self build – New Self Build Programme

If you are a keen watcher of selfbuild programmes such as Grand Designs, why not check out this drama produced by Radio 4.  This weeks is about a couple starting a self build in their garden and the associated problems that come with it! You’ll find it may provide help to buy self build land and […]