Each year thousands of people realise their dreams and build their own home. Written by the acknowledged expert in the self-build field, Building Your Own Home has for twenty-five years been the readers' essential reference, helping them through a minefield of conflicting advice and legislation. Building Your Own Home evaluates all the available choices. It helps you to find the right plot, choose the right design, make the right financial choices and shows you how to sort out the planning and other consents. It gives valuable information on how to go about building with either builders or subcontractors and illustrates this advice through real-life stories that highlight the experiences of self-builders. Packed with over 100 colour and black & white photographs, designs and plans, Building Your Own Home contains everything a self-builder needs to know and is the ideal companion to The Home Plans Book by the same author.
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Of all the books currently in existence on homebuilding, Building Your Own Home has, for over 25 years, been widely regarded as the benchmark title for the self-build movement in the UK. It is now in its seventeenth edition and has been fully updated to include the latest developments in the self-build world.About the Author:
David Snell has been in the property and building industry for four decades. He first built his own home in 1971 and then met and worked with Murray Armor, the acknowledged expert within the self-build industry for over thirty years. Following Murray's death in 1998, David took over this mantle and has become well-known for his many articles on self-building and for his appearances on the seminar platforms at self-build shows, courses and exhibitions. He is contributing editor to Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine and is The Daily Telegraph's expert on their Saturday property clinic, Bricks & Mortar.
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Book Description Random House UK, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 17. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0091886198
Book Description Random House UK, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0091886198