Every year, more than 13,000 people in the UK build their own home.
Self-Builders come from all walks of life, including:
- young people keen to get onto the housing ladder;
- families needing more space;
- retired people wanting to downsize;
- DIYers looking for a project to sink their teeth into.
Whatever your motivation, whether you are a total novice or someone with plenty of experience in the construction sector, self-building can be an accessible route to a new home.
Below is a useful guide for potential self-builders.