With thousands of self-build homes completed each year in the UK, we take a look at the things you'll need to consider before embarking on your own self-build project, including planning permission, finding a plot, self-build mortgages and more.
6 Building Mistakes That Can Turn Your Custom Dream House Into a Dump
You've decided to build your home from scratch! Congrats! Designing and building your own home is a great way to get exactly what you want. But heed these common mistake people make when building their own home, so you can get into your dream house with little fuss and no muss.
How to build your home from scratch for $35,000 - CNN.com
Some builders, such as Rob and Alithea Dawson, have thrown a little more money into their self-build projects. The Dawsons built their own energy-efficient oak home in the woods in Somerset, UK for around $150,000.