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July 11, 2017

Republic of Ireland (ROI) witnessed a 30 per cent growth in self-builds between 2015 and 2016 while Northern Ireland (NI) statistics show a 20 per cent growth in new dwelling starts between Q1 2016 and Q1 2017.

The number of commencement notices issued in 2016 grew 30 p...

June 27, 2017

Over the past 12 months, custom build has been a buzzword within our industry. However, not much has happened over the last year. This was down to the fact that there were very few companies within the wider property sector that knew much about the market’s potential.

H...

June 16, 2017

The moment you become a landowner, you’re liable for what happens on your plot. Self-Build Zone’s Paul Kempton explains how to protect your new property.

Once you’ve completed the conveyancing and bought your plot of land, no matter whether you’re ready to build now or...

April 25, 2017

If your pipe bursts and causes damage to a neighbour’s house, your policy might not pay out if you have bought home rather than contents cover.

How would you feel if you received a scary letter from an insurance company accusing you of “negligence” and saying you were l...

April 10, 2017

A luxury home on an exclusive road near Wimbledon collapsed in the middle of the night, leaving windows shattered and debris littering the site.

The millionaires’ row home, next to Richmond Park, had been undergoing renovations and reportedly collapsed after work in the...

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