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Self build magazines provide a great source of information and keep you up to date with all things self build during yours.
Use house design software to develop your initial design ideas or to build up detailed drawings and models.
Complete a desktop study as the first level of research for potential self build plots.
The first ever National Self Build Week kicks off tomorrow coinciding with Grand Designs Live at the ExCel in London.
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.
MP calls on the Government to reconsider how the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) affects people who want to build their own homes.
We'd like to wish you all health, happiness, prosperity and great success with your self build projects in 2013 and beyond.
All the best.
Happy Christmas to everyone from The Self Build Guide. We hope you all have a wonderful time!
Information for self-builders considering green energy production for their new homes.