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The DO’s and DONT’S of Budget Self Build

Are you considering building your home from scratch but have a tight budget? Do you need some advice with your new budget self build? Consider these 10 tips to help you along the way.

The Road to Sustainable Self-Build

Self builders are an innovative, creative and adventurous bunch of people, so it’s no surprise that they have been taking all kinds of measures towards adopting green technologies in their homes. Building your home from scratch gives you the perfect opportunity to reduce the costs of rising energy bills. In return, you’ll enjoy a comfortable, tailor-made home with low operating costs. So, what does building a green home involve?

Arc Design Services Approved Planning Agent for Trafford Council

At Arc Design Services we have a vast experience in applying for householder applications and have been doing it for over 10 years! We are now proud to say this has now been recognised by Trafford Council as we are now an Accredited Planning Agent.

Arc Design Services: National Custom and Self Build Week 2014

This year’s National Custom and Self Build Week will take place from 3rd-10th May and will include a wide range of events to help millions of self builders turn their self build dreams into a reality!

Things To Consider When Building Your First Home

Building your first home can be overwhelming, and in the excitement of your self build it’s very easy to forget the small details and things you may only remember when it’s too late. If you’re building your dream home, presumably you’re hoping to stay in it for a good few years, if not for the rest of your life. So, before you start your build bear in mind these simple things:

Home builders exempt from paying CIL in Trafford after 7th July 2014

The Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) was brought into effect by the Planning Act of 2008 and since then has had a detrimental and prohibitively expensive effect on self builders, as the levy on all new homes was raised by a standard charge per m2 of new development.

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