How can I check if a builder is right for me?
There are five questions you can ask a builder to see if they are experienced in the build you require, are qualified to do the job, have no disputes against them, can provide viewing of previous work and are able to give firm start and completion dates.
What’s involved in building a house?
When building a house, it’s vital that the following three areas are considered together as they all affect each other…
- Designing a house or choosing a design
- Buying a block of land
- Choosing a builder
What should I know before buying a block of land?
Purchasing a block of land is a major decision and there are multiple factors to consider such as…
- Choosing your block
- Checking your site
- Local authority requirements
How Long Does It Take To Build A Custom Home?
All up, it usually takes around 6-18 months from first signing the paperwork to moving into your newly built home. There are two distinct phases to consider along with the type of custom home you want…
- Design & documentation phase
- Constuction phase
What to consider before buying a narrow block?
When it comes to purchasing a narrow block, there are a few things to consider before you sign on the dotted line…
- Choosing the best narrow block for you
- Designing your narrow block home
- Pros and cons of narrow blocks
What Are the Advantages & Disadvantages of Sloping Blocks?
You are either a fan of a sloping block or not. Performing your own due diligence and understanding the following points is critical…
- Choosing a sloping block
- Advantages and disadvantages of sloping blocks
- Important points to consider
How Can We Add A Second Storey?
Adding an additional storey gives you the option of staying in the neighbourhood and avoiding the hassle and expense of buying and selling too. Find out more about…
- Second storey options
- Being ready to build up
Should I Renovate Or Move?
Working out the pros and cons of renovating or moving can help you to make the best choice for you and your family. It’s important to base your decision on…
What Should I Know Before Renovating?
Renovating is a popular choice these days, and for good reason. It’s a practical way to get more out of your home without the stress of moving. There are some considerations though, to help your renovation go smoothly…
- Your Needs
- The Starting Point
- Planning Permission
What Is The Home Renovation Process?
Understanding the renovation process will help you feel more confident about what to expect. The 3 main steps are…