SelfBuildit - Insurance and Warranty for Self Build Houses
Self Build Site Insurance
You will need self build insurance to cover your house while it is being self built. All self build perils will need to be covered, theft, machinery plant, mobile homes, personal and contractors accident, public and employees liability and legal expenses. This may seem a daunting task but SelfBuildit can cover all of of these at a very competitive price.
Self Build Insurance
Building site insurance is of fundamental importance when investing
your money into building a house. Whether your project is a
conversion, renovation, extension or a new self build you will
invariably need comprehensive insurance for both the building and the
rest of the site.
Self Build Land and Selfbuilding Houses
The idea for this self build web site is to give help and advice to anyone attempting to Selfbuild or Renovate for the first time. The emphasis will be on addressing the most common problems encountered during Selfbuild. The self build process can be both exciting , challenging and rewarding and you may already have a vision of your dream house. The only way to fulfil that dream is to purchase self build land in exactly the location that you want it and to design and build your perfect self build
house. England Wales Scotland and UK. Planning the Self Build project
will be very important you need to get all the process in the correct
order. From land purchase - planning permission - building control -
self build insurance - building tradesmen - utility companies -
building materials, they all need to slot into the project at the
Self Build Plots of Land
Have you decided to self build your house? Well the next step is to find your ideal self build plot of land. This can prove to be a difficult task because self build land is difficult to find and quite expensive. You can search the local papers and estate agents but a self build land finding database is the best option. We have searched to find the best National Self Build Land Database
Self Build Land Database
Self Build Mortgages
You have now sourced your self build plot that will build your dream house. How are you going to find a self build mortgage to suit your families needs and your pocket? Instead of going to your local high street and visiting all the building societies, you are better going to a broker who specializes in self build mortgages.
Accelerator Self Build Mortgages
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Self Build Books and Exhibitions
The first step on the self build ladder is to research all about building a house for your family needs. There are now a lot of self build houses featured on TV programs, that give the viewers an interest to self build their dream house. So what next? You now need to get self build books and magazines, read these publications time and time again, to see if self building a house suits your lifestyle.
Self build books
I will try to answer these questions. To start with by self building you will generally save between 20%-30% of the house price (even up to 50%). The selfbuilt house (if managed and designed correctly) will also be of a higher specification and built with higher quality materials. The mass house building companies are there to make a profit and I have heard numerous stories of "shoddy" workmanship because of tight bonus and work rates.
Go and visit some of the "quality" show houses in your area and take a close inspection of them. OK they look nice, because they are designer decorated and furnished, but the house that you purchase normally will have painted walls and no furniture. The things I normally look at (my wife goes mad) is under the carpets, is it a solid boarded floor or is it chipboard. Other things that I always spot are the amount of electrical sockets in the house, are there TV and aerial sockets to each bedroom and every major room. Is there a burglar alarm installed?
A Self Builders Story of the Day to Day Progress of the House Build
I have written a truthful diary of my house build which started buy finding some land in 1993. It is a totally factual story, with all the "ups and downs" that is normal with self building a
Glenns Self Build Story
We recently engaged in a poll of Selfbuilders to ask the question "What difficulties did you find during SelfBuild?" The answers were not surprising. See the results below.
1.Where do we find Self Build information?
2.How do we find Building plots?
do we find Self Build friendly mortgages?
I get Timber Frame information?
there a traditional build design and supply company?
6.Where do you get Self Build insurance ?
7.Where can we get 10 year structural warranty?
8.How do we get competitive quotes for building materials?
9.How do we employ good reliable tradesmen?
Click on the questions to get some advice