Scottish Government has announced its new Self Build Loan Fund, which enables anyone who wants to build their own home to apply for lending from the £4 million self-build loan fund. The product builds on the success of the Highland Self Build Loan Fund, which helped people build their own homes and builds on a

Beware the Architect!

Thursday, 07 June 2018 by

Watching George Clark’s television programme Ugly House to Lovely House, he intimated it was the architect’s job to design the best house they could, in line with the client’s brief, irrespective of cost. What nonsense! I can almost guarantee that the client’s brief will have indicated a maximum budget. And, if it didn’t, that should

  Benefits of Timber Frame Kit Homes Timber frame kits are one of the most popular methods of construction in the UK, in particular Scotland. Timber frame kit construction allures many self-builders with the benefits it comes with. Read on to find out what the advantages of using this building method are. Speed of Construction

6 Reasons why you should self-build

Thursday, 25 January 2018 by

Fed up traipsing in and out of estate agents and attending house viewings that leave you feeling as though you’ll never find your perfect home? Then self-build could be the best option for you! Each year more and more people are deciding to build their own home, proving self-build is becoming a more feasible and