Articles for the Year: 2018

Self Build Timber Frame

6 reasons a self build timber frame home might be right for you

Deciding to move is one of the most exciting decisions you can make. Yet when it comes to looking at new houses, the process can quickly become depressing. While a ...
Top Tips When Planning Your Build

Top Tips When Planning Your Build

Before buying a plot or even securing finance, the most important job for the self-builder is setting a budget. Unless money isn’t an object, spending your budget to its best ...

How much does it cost to self-build your own home?

A multitude of factors influence the cost of a self-build home which stems from self-build’s USP; it’s all about the choices YOU make. The design decisions you take, the materials ...

Is timber frame the same as a pre-fab?

What does Pre-Fabrication mean? The definition of pre-fabrication is to ‘manufacture sections of a building to enable quick assembly on site’.  In this respect, yes, timber frame is pre-fabricated; however, ...

Everything You Need to Know about Self-build Home Insurance

Insuring your self-build project doesn’t need to be overly complicated, but it is important to get it right! In this guest blog, insurance specialist Alexandra Richards, from Bruce Stevenson Insurance ...

Boost Your Self-Build Knowledge

At Fleming Homes, it’s our mission to encourage more prospective new homeowners to consider self-building.  There are an enormous number of benefits to self-building, not least that it provides a ...
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Can a timber frame home stand the test of time?

One of the questions we are asked most frequently by self-builders is ‘do timber frame homes last?’ When you’re fulfilling a life-time's ambition to build the home of your dreams ...
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Self-build mortgages: what you need to know

Guest blog by Bianca Singh at Mortgage Advice Bureau. Many of us dream of building our own home, but how will you fund it?  When looking to finance the build ...

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