What’s included in the Self Build Cost Calculator?
Asked on 12 August 2019
by Nigel Smith
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Just to clarify, does your estimate of cost include the cost of the land?

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Buying Buildings Warranty
Asked on 13 September 2019
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Where do I find companies offering self building warranty?

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How to Keep Planning Permission Alive
Asked on 4 September 2019
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My planning permission for a house in my garden was granted on the 26th October 2016. Since then, and for various unforeseen reasons, we still haven’t started the build. We are now only 2 months away from the deadline and obviously I would very much like to keep my permission alive! I would really like [...]

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Can We Change an Inaccurate EPC Rating?
Asked on 28 August 2019
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We were fortunate to have our new build home front cover featured in your July 2012 edition, The modern manor. We were pleased that you included our energy saving ethos and they have proved to be very successful. The income from the pv panels very nearly covers the cost of all our utilities (gas, elec. [...]

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How long does it take to dig a foundation?
Asked on 16 August 2019
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How long does it take to hand dig a trench 700mm wide and 700mm deep and 10mtrs long

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CIL Exception
Asked on 15 August 2019
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Hi, As part of a planning application there is a CIL payment required. The planning authority states no exemptions in its correspondence. Does this mean there is no exemption for Self build as well?

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What’s included in the Self Build Cost Calculator?
Asked on 12 August 2019
1 Answers

Just to clarify, does your estimate of cost include the cost of the land?

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SME Housebuilders Figures
Asked on 7 August 2019
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I’m doing some research into small-medium sized house-builders in the UK and was interested in the building of custom homes – like the ones built via the ‘Right to Build’ register. I’m particularly interested in who it is that typically ends up doing the custom home new builds? Are 80% of these builds done by [...]

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CIL Self build exemption if you have no self build warranty, mortgage or VAT reclaim
Asked on 1 August 2019
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As you know you can apply for exemption from CIL if you are building your own home, and intend to live in it as the owner/occupier. CIL self build Form 7 part 1 all seems very straightforward. However, the CIL self build Form 7 part 2 (section B) which must be submitted 6 months after [...]

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