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Managing Your Own Small Construction Site

So you’re ready to get on with your new home build – congratulations. Working with your builder will be your most important relationship and even more so if is also your project manager. Whether you choose to manage your new build yourself or elect your Architect, builder or someone else a good understanding of what’s […]

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Why You Should Consider Split Level Additions In Your Home

Split level house plans, where a house or room is split into two or more distinct height levels, can be implemented in any number of ways, although some features remain common to all implementations. Almost any architectural style can be combined with split levelling to great effect. As well as the unique aesthetic opportunities offered […]

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Golden Guidelines For Achieving ROI In Commercial Real Estate

Creating commercial real estate to lease or sell can be an incredible opportunity to find success. However, there are some inherent issues and challenges you must face if you want to get any kind of return on your investment, and, indeed, ensure you don’t end up with colossal financial disaster on your hands. Let’s take […]

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4 cost-effective ways to accomplish your building goals

Your first action should always be to start every construction project with a plan for success. This article will guide you on four ways to effectively manage your budget while accomplishing your building goals. 1. Invest in Steel Whether you are a first-time homeowner or a professional developer, there is virtually no better option than […]

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Points to keep in mind before becoming an Owner Builder

As an owner builder, you will take on the legal responsibilities and compliance requirements that are linked to the project. Hence, before you become an owner builder, it is important that you are aware of the building standards, building codes, quality of work and obligations that are attributed to your role. Who is an owner […]

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Things you should know before Hiring a Building Company

A majority of big building companies provide their building services based on display homes. Their process is quite easy as they have plans and a sorted building process. Often the the required permits are taken care of by the building company however each area has information available so you understand the process e.g. look at […]

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Can Modular Homes Solve Britain’s Housing Crisis?

It’s a rarity to find consensus among all political parties but there is one subject on which they are all agreed – there is a housing crisis in the UK. But what are the problems and could modular homes be part of the wider solutions? What is ‘the housing crisis’? The post-war housing boom never […]

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Building up a Property Investment Portfolio From Scratch

Portfolios are important in almost any industry you can think of. It’s a showcase of the success (and sometimes failures) that you’ve had during your time working in a certain industry. It’s important to build a portfolio if you want to pitch ideas to investors or borrow money from banks and private firms in order […]

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Creating a Lasting Impression With Your Building’s Appearance

If you own a business, the appearance of your building is of extreme importance. Don’t get the wrong idea here. Yes, the product or service you offer your customers is important and the way your employees conduct themselves as representatives of the company matters. However, if the appearance of your business isn’t attractive to the […]

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Top 5 Ways to Extend Your Home in order to Add Value

From upgrading your bathroom to extending your outdoor space and all the details in between. If you are wondering about the best ways to add value to your home, then read on for our top tips on how to do just that with the best extension and renovation ideas for your home. Finding extra space […]

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What is LABC and Why Do You Need It?

Local Authority Building Control is a not-for-profit organisation, representing the local authority building control teams across England and Wales. Their teams work with homeowners and construction professionals to make sure homes comply with Building Regulations. It’s important that you have building work approved by the local council, as it can guarantee that the work is […]

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