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Events Calendar

Our self build events calendar lists all the shows, exhibitions and events that you might like to visit.

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Self Build Magazines

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House Design Software

Use house design software to develop your initial design ideas or to build up detailed drawings and models.

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Desktop Study

Complete a desktop study as the first level of research for potential self build plots.

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National Self Build Week 2013

The first ever National Self Build Week kicks off tomorrow coinciding with Grand Designs Live at the ExCel in London.

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Buying Overseas and Making International Payments

Many self builders look overseas for innovative technologies or to make savings on products and materials. Understanding the UK's import requirements and using an appropriate service to make international payments will save you money and hassle.

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Call for a CIL exemption for self builders

MP calls on the Government to reconsider how the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) affects people who want to build their own homes.

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Happy New Year!!

We'd like to wish you all health, happiness, prosperity and great success with your self build projects in 2013 and beyond.

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Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas to everyone from The Self Build Guide. We hope you all have a wonderful time!

Renewable Energy Options For Self Build

Information for self-builders considering green energy production for their new homes.

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