Self Build

FMB reports that buyer demand for new homes at lowest ...

20/Sep/2020

The Federation of Master Builders annual survey has found that buyer demand for new homes at lowest levels for six years, with planning delays a factor ...

CMA investigates major housebuilders over leasehold scandal ...

03/Sep/2020

Four of the UK’s largest housebuilders are being investigated by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) following “troubling evidence” in the way that leaseholds were sold to private house buyers. ...

Call for entries: Structural Timber Awards 2020 ...

15/Aug/2020

You've got until 4 September to enter the Structural Timber Awards 2020, celebrating the best in timber construction across the UK ...

Leaper Land applies for 65-serviced plot site in north Dorset ...

14/Jul/2020

Land promoter Leaper Land has submitted a planning permission for a 65 custom and self build site in North Dorset, with a range of models on offer ...

2020 NaCSBA Annual General Meeting ...

07/Jul/2020

The NaCSBA AGM took place by Zoom this year, but members can watch the clip or download the presentations in the Members' Area ...

Build, Build, Build our way out of the crisis, says ...

02/Jul/2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveiled a series of plans to aid the recovery of the nation through a comprehensive “new deal” package, including £5bn of funding for infrastructure projects. ...

Housing Minister confirms government support for custom and self build ...

17/Jun/2020

Responding to a letter written by NaCSBA on behalf of the sector, Secretary of State for Housing the Rt Hon Christopher Pincher MP confirmed the Government’s commitment to owner-commissioned housing. ...

Corona’s impact on the wider homes market ...

09/Jun/2020

Changing work practices and challenges stemming from Coronavirus look set to seriously limit new housing delivery - and possibly leading to planning reform to bolster activity ...

Academic research into the value of self build in Almere, ...

07/Apr/2020

An academic paper investigates the motivating factors for self builders in Almere, The Netherlands, researching the difference between the value of use and the value of exchange ...

FMB calls on government to support SME house builders in ...

24/Mar/2020

The FMB has called for government to support SME house builders during the Coronavirus crisis to prevent job losses and insolvencies ...