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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.

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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.

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.

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How to Plan, Contract, and Build Your Own Home, Fifth Edition: Green Edition (How to Plan, Contract & Build Your Own Home) by Richard Scutella, Dave Heberle

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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.

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