PODCAST – Ep 11 – Self-build process overview




Episode 11: John Corless is Ireland’s leading independent self-build advisor and the host of the Selfbuild Live Bootcamp. We caught up with him at Selfbuild Live Belfast to give us a bird’s eye view of the self-build process. Topics covered:

  • Turning a house into a home: how vital good design is and why you should hire a professionally trained architectural designer
  • Why you should hire a quantity surveyor and how to keep on top of the budget
  • Finance, insurance and warranties
  • Building contracts and what happens when things go wrong
  • Quality control and the roles of the advisors you need to hire
  • The three regulatory pillars: planning permission, Building Control/Building Regulations and Health and Safety
  • How big is too big and re-saleability of the property

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