How to budget your self-build project

Find out how to keep on top of the budget and save money with our handy step by step self-build budget guide.

In this article we cover:

  • Step by step guide to budgeting with simple ways to save on the build
  • Main reasons for going overbudget
  • Getting the money
  • Main cost components of a self-build project
  • Quantity surveyors: their role and how they can help you save money
  • Build costs and how you’ll build
  • Managing cash flow
  • Contingencies
  • Keeping financial records
  • Capital gains tax and value added tax

Andrew Stanway

Written by Andrew Stanway

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