UK self-builders are enjoying more space for less budget By Warren Lewis 16th October 2017 Property Brits who self-build are doubling the size of their homes while paying… Read More »UK self-builders are enjoying more space for less budget
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The current new-build housing market, dominated by a few large-volume companies is “intellectually bankrupt”, according to South Norfolk MP Richard Bacon.
The answer? Empowering more people to be able to build their own homes.Read More »South Norfolk MP calls for a self-build homes revolution to limit dominance of major housebuilders
The Communities and Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles on 15 October 2013 said he will turn the UK into a “nation of self-builders” by offering subsidies and tax breaks to people who create their own home.
The UK must become like countries including Austria, Belgium and Sweden, which “reward” people who choose to build their own property, Mr Pickles said.
He said that helping tens of thousands of people to build their own homes will stop “homogeneous, pasteurised housing” being built across the country.
People in the countryside will then be much less likely to oppose custom built housing than larger developments and estates, Mr Pickles said.Read More »Turn UK into a Nation of Self-Builders says Government Minister
New help for self home builders launched at most famous address in the country (Published 19 April 2012)
A package of new support to give as many people as possible the opportunity to build their own homes was announced today at England’s most famous address by Housing Minister Grant Shapps. It comes as a new report predicts a 141 per cent rise in the mortgages available for those building their own homes over the next three years.Read More »Government encourages self-builders